Date of the criminal case trial of Armenian militants Mkrtchyan Ludwig Mkrtchovich and Khosrovyan Alyosha Aramaisovich, who tortured Azerbaijani captives and committed other crimes in the First Karabakh War, has been revealed, APA reports.
Preparatory meeting of the criminal case trial in the implementation of judge Elbay Allahverdiyev has been scheduled for June 2 in the Baku Military Court.
Note that the facts of hostage-taking, torture and ill-treatment of prisoners and other persons protected by international humanitarian law have been revealed during the investigation of the criminal case launched by the Military Prosecution Office under various articles of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with war crimes against peace and humanity committed against Azerbaijanis in the occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan by the armed forces of the Armenian separatist regime operating illegally in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan and by the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia.
Thus, the investigation established that an Azerbaijani citizen taken hostage in July 1991 in a forest called "Ballija" near Khojaly city followed by unlawful restriction of liberty, and a civilian taken hostage in Tapgaragoyunlu village, Goranboy district on September 13, 1999 and brought to Yerevan city, the Republic of Armenia, who was detained in one of the military units in the city and acted as an interpreter during the interrogation by the Armenian special services, were tortured by Mkrtchyan Ludwig Mkrtichovich, a citizen of the Republic of Armenia, born in 1969, who upon prior conspiracy entered into criminal relations with a group of individuals participating in the activities of the armed groups consisting of nationalist Armenians living in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, as well as coming from the Republic of Armenia.
The investigation also revealed that 11 Azerbaijani citizens taken captives, at different times were beaten and exposed to various tortures in Khojavend and Aghdara districts, Shusha prison and Yerevan city. Struck by automatic gunfire, a serviceman of the N military unit, Defense Ministry, was killed.
Ludwig Mkrtichyan was detained by the servicemen of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces on October 20, 2020 in the territory of Malikjanli village, Fuzuli district.