Interior Ministry: Murder in Demirchi Plaza committed with COBALT rifle

# 08:18
9 January 2017

The Interior Ministry of Azerbaijan has issued a statement regarding the murder that took place in Demirchi Plaza in Baku.


On January 7, Baku resident Elshan Bashirov, who works as a driver, shot dead another Baku resident, Ali Aghali, with a COBALT rifle inside an office rented by Iraq Airways in Demirchi Plaza after an argument between the two turned fatal, the ministry says on its website, APA reports. 


Ali Aghali was the sales manager of Iraq Airways in Baku.


The murderer, Elshan Bashirov, was detained by Khatai district police soon after. The rifle, for which he had the required documents, was taken from him.