Head of the Consular Department of Azerbaijan's MFA charged with three articles

Head of the Consular Department of Azerbaijan's MFA charged with three articles
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The head of the Consulate Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) Faig Baghirov has been detained, APA reports.

The charge has been raised in regard to F. Baghirov based on clauses 179.3.2 (in case of committing of appropriation in massive amount), 308.1 (going beyond official powers), and 1.3.2 (taking of massive amount of bribes) of the Criminal Code.

A presentation about him has been received by Sabail District Court. The presentation will be considered by judge Shahin Abdullayev. It is expected that today, the remand in custody measure will be chosen in regard to him.

Note that a few days ago, the State Security Service conducted an operation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Saljug Elchin

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