FOUNDER OF “IDEAL” ACCUSED UNDER TWO ARTICLES NOT RELATED TO DEFAMATION

April 27th, 2009
Today Elbrus Sariveli, a lawyer of “Ideal” Newspaper founder N. Guliyev who was detained on 24 April, said that his client is still being held at the Fight Department against Organized Crime.

N. Guliyev is being held at the Fight Department against Organized Crime because of charges put forth against him by citizens under articles 182 (demanding via threats) and 311 (bribe taking) of the Criminal Code on the basis of appeals received by The Department to Fight against Corruption at the Chief Prosecutor’s Office.  
The lawyer stated that he has already appealed to the Nasimi District Court to transfer N. Guliyev to Investigative Prison #1.
On the basis of the lawsuit against Guliyev, filed in the special format under articles 147.2 (libel in accusing someone in grave or especially grave crime) and 148 (insult) by "Azeri-Turk" Women's Union Chairperson Tanzila Rustamkhanli, Nasimi District court Judge Elman Ahmadov issued a decision to sentence Nazim Guliyev to pre-trial detention in November 2008, and a search warrant was issued for Guliyev since he did not come to the court.