Today (December 23), the Interior Ministry’s Criminal Investigation Department, the Quick Police Regiment, the General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime and officers of Sabunchu District Police Department carried out another joint operation in Nardaran village. According to Sabunchu District Police Department, the operation is still underway.
During the operation, two 16-caliber cartridges and one hunting knife was found in the basement of Nardaran resident Balaali Humbatov’s house, and 36 pistol cartridges were found in the yard of another resident Serdar’s house. Both men have been detained.
· Muslim Union Movement Chairman, theologian Taleh Bagirzade was summoned to the Ministry of National Security on September 22, where he was interviewed and then released.
· Taleh Bagirzade reported facing physical pressure at Yasamal District police office on November 3. He was required to explain his reasons for gathering people and organizing a visit to the grave of national hero Mubariz Ibrahimov.
· Just two days later, Elchin Gasimov was arrested by the officials from the Sabunchu District Police Office. He was charged under Article 310 (willful failure to obey a law order of a police officer) of the Code of Administrative Offices and sentenced to 30-days of administrative detention.
· A special operation was conducted on November 26.