Persons being on the wanted list in Azerbaijan detained in Ukraine and extradited to Baku

Persons being on the wanted list in Azerbaijan detained in Ukraine and extradited to Baku
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  • calendar-gray 13 November 2020

Based on requirements of national legislation and international agreements supported by us including Minsk Convention about legal assistance and legal relations under civil, family and criminal cases, the inquiries were made by the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan about extradition from Ukraine of persons who committed crime on the territory of the Republic of Ukraine for bringing them to criminal responsibility in the framework of bilateral relations with the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Ukraine, the General Prosecutor’s Office told APA.

The grounded suspicions have been determined regarding deliberate infliction of bodily injury of severe degree with knife by Jahangirov Vusal Tahir involved in the capacity of accused person under the criminal case investigated in Investigation Office of Sumgait City Police Department to Kerimov Renat Kerem during the conflict occurred between them on 18.07.2018 in Sumgait City; infliction of significant damage to rights and legal interests of AĞ Bank OJSC Hamidov Namig Ramiz involved in the capacity of accused person under the criminal case investigated in the Investigation office of the Main Department for the Fight Against Corruption under General prosecutor of the Republic of Azerbaijan who deliberately used his official powers in contradiction to his official position in order to obtain illegal advantage for himself and third persons in connection with implementation of his official duties in the capacity of senior official during 2012-2016 that resulted in grave consequences, committing by him of official falsification by deliberately inputting false information into information resources with greediness intention, plundering by him through appropriation of other person’s property in massive amount transferred under his supervision by abusing his official position.

The mentioned persons have been put on international wanted list.

With the ground of determination of location of the persons being on the wanted list, the inquiries made by the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Ukraine were satisfied and Vusal Jahangirov and Namig Hamidov were extradited to our country with accompaniment of special convoy of the Penitentiary Service and with mediation of the International Xooperation Department of the Ministry of Justice.

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