Bizim Yol newspaper employee attacked

November 7th, 2012

On November 7th Vusal Yusubov, the correspondent of the circulation department of Bizim Yol newspaper, was attacked by 3-4 unknown strongly-built persons, as reported to the IRFS by Yusubov himself.

As Yusubov puts it, he was assaulted at 3:20am, near the printing house of the Football+ newspaper on 3 Sharifzade street: “When I left the printing house 3-4 men blocked the way of my car.  One of them asked if I knew him. When I said no, he started to punch me. Then other fellows joined him. When a patrol car appeared nearby they escaped. The incident is investigated by the Yasamal District Police Office #28” says Yusubov. He also mentioned that he passed medical examination in the Yasamal District Forensic Medicine Department, which confirmed  the injuries.  
On November 6, 2012 the name of Salman Alizade, the world boxing champion of 2010, was linked to a person accused of fraud in the article titled “The world champion involved in a fraud”. The sportsman’s father made a threatening phone call to the editorial office of the newspaper after the article was published. This version is investigated by police.