Journalist Rasim Aliyev’s Murder Case: Journalist’s Mother Testifies at Trial

Summary: Hearing 4 (January 21)   Ø  Defendant Samir Mustafayev testified that he did not participate in the beating of Rasim Aliyev and pleaded not guilty;   Ø  Rasim Aliyev’s mother asked the court to hand down the heaviest possible sentences to the accused. Baku Grave Crimes Court, chaired by judge Eldar Ismayilov, continued the hearing on the criminal case launched into the murder of the former IRFS chairman, journalist

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Mammad Ibrahim’s lawyer requests forensic medical examination of victim

 Summary: Hearing 3 (11 January 2016)   Ø  Victim Oruj Valiyev testifies, admitting that his police statement was not written by him and that he had signed the statement without reading it;   Ø  Mammad Ibrahim’s lawyer Yalchin Imanov filed a verbal motion for forensic medical examination of the victim Oruj Valiyev.   Narimanov District Court, chaired by judge Turgay Huseynov, held a hearing on the case of Mammad

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