Elchin Behbudov to appeal to Interior Minister in connection with fact of torture in police office

Elchin Behbudov to appeal to Interior Minister in connection with fact of torture in police office
# 25 August 2008 15:39 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Mahbuba Gasimbayli – APA. Chief of Azerbaijani Committee against Torture Elchin Behbudov has monitored jail #3 in Shuvalan today. The committee chief told APA that imprisoned Baku resident Elman Abdullayev said he underwent torture, was beaten in the police office.
“Elman Abdullayev faced charges under article 181.2.5 (burglary with application of weapon or subjects used as the weapon) of the Criminal Code. He underwent torture in one of the police offices in Baku. He had injuries on his body,” he said.

The human rights defender said he had investigated the fact and would appeal to Interior Minister Ramil Usubov. Baku resident Khalig Gurbanov also told the committee chief that he had undergone torture in the police office. Elchin Behbudov said the third prisoner he had met was Nasiba Abdullayeva. Abdullayeva, who had faced charges under article 120 (premeditated murder) of the Criminal Code and sentenced to 13 years in jail, complained of the court decision.
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