Illegal gathering of Jehovah witnesses prevented in Baku

Illegal gathering of Jehovah witnesses prevented in Baku
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On April 9, Azerbaijan’s law enforcement agencies in conjunction with the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations conducted raids in two places in Garadagh district.

 

As a result, illegal gatherings of the non-traditional sect “Jehovah witnesses” in two homes on K.Ismayilov str and at 1594th passage were prevented.

 

A total of 33 people—10 of them children—were found in the two homes. A large number of religious books on their beliefs were seized and documented accordingly.

 

An investigation is underway into the case.

 

Vuqar Abushov

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