Baku. Shahriyar Alizade – APA. The Baku Court of Grave Crimes on Friday held a hearing on the case of former deputy defense minister Mehman Salimov.
Witnesses gave testimonies at the hearing presided over by judge Zeynal Aghayev.
Following them, Mehman Salimov addressed the court. He accused the Ministry of National Security in his speech. “While being questioned in the Ministry of National Security, I was told to give false testimony against defense minister Safar Abiyev, but I didn’t. They wanted to arrest him after the dismissal. I was not a false witness against him. So the criminal case was launched against m,” he added.
The hearing will be resumed on October 30.