Former officer of Azerbaijani Army accused in radical religious grouping says born for jihad

Former officer of Azerbaijani Army accused in radical religious grouping says born for jihad
# 05 December 2008 12:00 (UTC +04:00)
The session was held behind closed doors under the chairmanship of Judge Islam Neymanov, APA reports. The judges heard Asadov’s evidences. The former officer said he took ammunitions from the military unit for the known actions described in the prosecutor’s bill. He acknowledged assault a LUKoil fuel station, but denied involvement of other persons accused in the criminal case. “There are some guys, who were not involved in this crime. Even I do not know some of them. I was born for jihad. If they release me today, I will join jihad tomorrow”.

Asadov said there were actions against Islam and national-spiritual values in Azerbaijan. He described how he took ammunitions from the military unit and hided in the Ismayilli forest.

The trial will be continued in afternoon with the Asadov’s testimony.

The court decided to hold trial behind closed doors because of investigation of points related to the military unit.

Kamran Asadov and 19 others are accused in radical religious grouping, attempt to military struggle, assault against LUKoil fuel station in Baku, terrorist plot against US and British embassies in Azerbaijan.
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