Armenian who tortured Azerbaijanis in the First Karabakh War was captured in Patriotic War and arrested
- 22 December 2020
An arrest warrant has been chosen on Armenian citizen who tortured Azerbaijani captives during the First Karabakh War, APA reports.
Baku Military Court has considered the petition was given by the investigating body on choosing an arrest warrant for Armenian citizen Ludwig Mkrtchyan. The court granted the petition. An arrest warrant for 4 months has been chosen for Ludwig Mkrtchyan.
Note that Ludwig Mkrtchyan is found guilty under Article 113 of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan (inflicting physical pain or mental suffering on persons detained or otherwise deprived of his liberty).
According to the information obtained by APA, Ludwig Mkrtchyan brutally tortured Azerbaijanis in Armenian captivity during the first Karabakh War. In 2000, a criminal case was launched in the Military Prosecutor’s Office of Azerbaijan over those facts.
On September 27 of this year, when the Patriotic War started the Azerbaijani Army took a prisoner of a group of Armenian servicemen. There were Ludwig Mkrtchyan among those prisoners of war. Ludwig Mkrtchyan, interrogated by investigators, confessed to torturing Azerbaijanis captured by Armenians in the First Karabakh War. Even several Azerbaijani servicemen who were in Armenian captivity in the First Karabakh war and then returned recognized Ludwig Mkrtchyan.
Currently, necessary investigative actions over criminal case launched in the Military Prosecutor’s office are underway.