Editor in Chief suspected on charges of state treason detained in Azerbaijan

Editor in Chief suspected on charges of state treason detained in Azerbaijan
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  • calendar-gray 13 June 2019

A journalist is arrested in Azerbaijan on charges of treason, State Security Service's Public Relations Department told APA.

During the course of operational and investigative measures, the citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan, founder, and editor-in-chief of “Xeberman.com” and “Press.az” websites Aslanov Polad, born in 1989, was detained on charges of being suspected of state treason.

Polad Aslanov was brought to justice according to the 274th article of Criminal Code (state treason) of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Investigations are underway. 

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