Azerbaijani Ministry of National Security prevents drug trafficking and illegal business activity

Azerbaijani Ministry of National Security prevents drug trafficking and illegal business activity
# 30 July 2012 13:15 (UTC +04:00)
Baku – APA. The Ministry of National Security prevented the trafficking of large amount of drug, as well as the illegal business activity without registration and special permission. The ministry’s public relations center told APA that Azerbaijani citizens Nahmatov Amid Firudin, Imanverdiyev Ayaz Mahmud and Iranian citizen by name of Arshad entered into a criminal conspiracy, smuggled large amount of drugs from Iran to Azerbaijan.

It was determined that according to agreement reached between the group members, Iranian citizen by name of Arshad smuggled the drugs from Iran to Alasha village of Azerbaijan’s Astara region and hid them. Imanverdiyev took the drugs from that place and handed them to Amid Nahmatov in Shahaghaji village of Astara region. The Ministry’s employees detained Imanverdiyev and Nahmatov, 24kg and 402.8gr hashish were seized from Nahmatov’s house.

Citizen of Uzbekistan Iskanderov Pulat Iskanderovich, who was engaged in illegal business activity without state registration and license, was detained as a result of operational actions carried out by the Ministry of National Security.

Iskanderov and the others connected to device organizing one-side telephone conversation in Bakcell Ltd LLC’s mobile operator network through special technical equipments, created illegal international communication service and entered into a criminal conspiracy for making large amount of money. Then, the above-mentioned persons acquired GSM channel allotter and other technical equipments made abroad and installed them in apartments in Baku. Iskanderov bought 245 GSM mobile numbers, belonging to Bakcell Ltd LLC, registered in the names of different people. He put these numbers in special technical equipments, connected to Internet, illegally organized the access of one-side international telephone conversations to the country’s communication network without passing the registration in the international automatic telephone system of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies. All equipments were found in working order and connected to the network during the examination of the indicated addresses.

The criminal cases were launched into both facts under Criminal Code’s Articles №206.3.2, №234.4.1 and №234.4.3, as well as №192.2.2. The abovementioned persons were sent to pretrial detention. The investigation and operational actions are being continued.
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED