PROSECUTOR REQUESTS 14-YEAR SENTENCE FOR AZERBAIJAN’S TRAITOR SOLDIER
Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan
June 28 2007
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr.K.Zarbaliyeva/ The preparation hearing
of Eldaniz Nuriyev, charged with treason, has concluded in Azerbaijan.
On 28 June during the hearing presided over by Judge Mammadbagir
Zeynalov in the Azerbaijani Court of Grave Crimes, the State Prosecutor
asked the judge to sentence Nuriyev to fourteen years imprisonment. The
hearing came to an end with concluding remarks delivered by Nuriyev’s
advocate. The court verdict is expected to be announced on 29 June.
Nuriyev is charged with changing the shifts of guards, desertion,
and treason. Nuriyev was called up to military service from the Fizuli
region Armed Commissariat.
After five months, Nuriyev left the Fizuli region N Military Department
without permission and was taken captive by the Armenians.
In compliance with the bill of indictment, the soldier, who left
the Military Department, acted against Azerbaijan and relayed State
secrets to the enemy country.