NIDA member sentenced to 10 years in prison

# 16:55
25 October 2016

Baku. Shahriyar Alizade – APA. Baku Court of Grave Crimes on Tuesday resumed the trial in the criminal case of NIDA Civic Movement member Giyas Ibrahimov, accused of illegal drug trafficking.


In his final statement, Giyas Ibrahimov pleaded not guilty, attorney Anvar Seyidov told APA.


The court then announced a verdict sentencing Ibrahimov to 10 years in prison.


Earlier, a public prosecutor had demanded the court to jail Ibrahimov for 9 years.


He is charged under the articles 234.4.1 (illegal manufacturing, purchase, storage, transportation, transfer or selling of narcotics, psychotropic substances on preliminary arrangement by group of persons or organized group) and 234.4.3 (drug trafficking on a large scale) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan.