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Relatives of Citizen Rashad Mehdiyev Claim He Died As a Result of Police Torture

 The relatives of Rashad Mehdiyev, formerly of Sumgayit city, believe that his death was the result of police brutality, Rashad’s mother Zohra Mehdiyeva told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS). Prior to his death, Rashad Mehdiyev suffered from convulsions, for which he received treatment.Mehdiyev’s name was not recorded in the police register, in violation of the Criminal Procedure Code, which states that upon

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