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The ECHR upheld Jahangir Hajiyev’s appeal

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Baku /10.02.22 European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) “Azerbaijan International BankFormer Chairman of the Management Board of “OJSC” Cahangir He announced his decision on Hajiyev’s complaint. This was stated by lawyer Khalid Agaliyev.

The ECHR concluded that the Azerbaijani domestic courts had failed to substantiate the need for Hajiyev’s arrest during the investigation.

ECHR upholds Hajiyev’s rights under Article 5.3 of the European Convention on Human Rights (liberty) and the right to privacy).

A Strasbourg court ordered him to pay 3,500 euros in damages.

* Hajiyev was arrested on December 5, 2015 and sentenced by the Baku Court of Grave Crimes to 15 years in prison. O and 7 more people in abuse, fraud with great damage, misappropriation and They were found guilty of waste, abuse of office and bribery.

2018In late December, the Prosecutor General’s Office sent Hajiyev snowlarge amount of money
misappropriation, crime way money laundering, tax evasion of payment and s. He said that charges have been filed in a new case. In September 2019, the court added Hajiyev’s sentence to 1.5 years in prison.

2020In February, the Baku Court of Appeal ruled that Article 179.3 of the Criminal Code (large-scale misappropriation of funds) and Hajiyev’s detention was reduced by 3 months due to the commutation of the sentence provided for in Article 308.2 (abuse of power). -06Â-



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