At 9:51 p.m. on March 28, 2023, a terrorist act was committed against Mustafa Fazil Gazanfar oghlu, a deputy of the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan, by firing a Kalashnikov automatic weapon in front of his house—in Baku city, Sabunchu district, Zabrat-1 settlement, Babek street house 2 "Z", Azerbaijani State Security Service told APA.
Fazil Mustafa was shot in the right shoulder girdle and the lower third of his right thigh as a result of the terrorist act. Necessary medical services are provided to him and his condition is assessed as stable. There is no danger to life.
In relation to the fact, in the main investigative department of the State Security Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan, articles 277 of the Criminal Code (attempt on the life of a state official or public figure in order to end his service or political activity or to exact revenge for this activity) and 228.2.1 of the Criminal Code (attempt on the life of a state official or public figure in order to end his service or political activity or to exact revenge for this activity (in advance a criminal case was initiated by a group of people who were in collusion with the articles of illegal acquisition, storage, transportation, and transportation of firearms, their complete parts, ammunition).
Complex urgent operational-investigative steps are being implemented in order to find the perpetrator of the terrorist act and those people involved in the crime and hold them accountable.
Additional information will be provided to the public.