Azerbaijani Citizen Arrested on High Treason Charges
2017 November 04 ( Saturday ) 18:56:54
Baku / 04.11.17 / Turan: The Azerbaijani citizen Miryousif Mirmahmud Oglu Sultanov was arrested on charges of high treason. Sultanov was detained on suspicion of exporting Azerbaijani citizens abroad and transferring them for communication with employees of the security services of a foreign state, the Azerbaijani State Security Service (SSS) Public Relations Department said on Saturday. He is charged with committing treason in the form of espionage in exchange for material rewards, under article 274 (high treason) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan. By a court decision, a preventive measure in the form of arrest was chosen against him.
The investigative and operational actions are continuing. But the message does not specify in favor of which state Sultanov was engaged in espionage. -06D--