Court rejects Akif Chovdarov's appeal
Baku. Shahriyar Alizade – APA. Baku Court of Appeal considered the appeal of Major General Akif Chovdarov, the former head of the main energy and transport security department under the liquidated Ministry of National Security (MNS) of Azerbaijan.
Court rejected the appeal at the hearing held on July 1, APA reports.
Baku’s Sabail district court decided to prolong for four months the prison term of Major General Akif Chovdarov and others.
He filed appeal against this judgment.
Sabail District Court sentenced Akif Chovdarov to 4-month pre-trial detention on November 15, 2015. He faces charges under articles #308.2 (abuse of power), 309.1 (excess of official power) and 311 (bribery) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan.
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