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Azerbaijan neutralized 142 criminal groups suspected of committing grave or especially grave crimes this year

13,533 crimes were committed over the first half of this year

Baku. Fuad Jafarov – APA. Over the first half of 2015, the number of crimes of deliberate infliction of serious bodily harm decreased in Azerbaijan. 

 

Deputy Interior Minister Lieutenant-General Vilayet Eyvazov made the remarks on Friday at a board meeting devoted to the works done in the first half of 2015.

 

He noted that 13,533 crimes were recorded in the past period on the subjects of operation-search and investigation activity. Of this, 87% were illegal acts investigated by the authorities of internal affairs and prosecutor’s office. 85% of these crimes were less severe, 15% - grave crimes.

 

Positive tendency was preserved in the dynamic of the crime. So, attempts to deliberate homicide fell 12.8%, intentional infliction of grave harm to health 13.7% and hooliganism- 3.2%.

 

The operation-search measures and proceedings aimed at solving crimes were carried out as main tasks for restoration of violated rights of victims and justice.

 

Disclosure of the total crimes increased by 4.2% and made 84.3%. Besides, disclosure of grave crimes increased by 1.9%, premeditated murder by 11.2%, criminal threatening by 14%. Crimes such as banditry, kidnapping and human trafficking were fully solved.

 

467 crimes were solved with “hot pursuit” as a result of timely operational plans, 217 previous crimes together prosecuting authorities, as well as 53 grave and especially grave crimes were solved.

 

As a result of the operation-search measures carried out to prevent organized crimes, 142 criminal groups and gangs, which committed 455 grave and especially grave crimes, were defused. 68 people were prosecuted for keeping and carrying illegal firearms.

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