Mahir Khattab, a head of the site Azadinform. az, was detained on suspicion of extortion by threats.
The investigation is carried on by the state anti-corruption department under the Prosecutor General of Azerbaijan.
The press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office confirmed the fact of the detention, without providing details. The public will be provided with additional information later, the press service reported.
It should be noted that recently, on similar charges, the heads of some little-known sites were arrested on charges of racketeering.