Azerbaijani Interior Ministry confirms ex-MP Huseyn Abdullayev detained

  23 April 2018    Read: 633
Azerbaijani Interior Ministry confirms ex-MP Huseyn Abdullayev detained

Former Azerbaijani MP Huseyn Abdullayev wanted by Interpol has been detained in Turkey and handed over to Azerbaijan.

Abdullayev is currently being interrogated in the investigative department of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Taxes, AzVision.az reports citing APA.

The Interior Ministry confirmed the information on Abdullayev’s detention.

A criminal case was opened against the former MP under Article 213.2.2 (tax evasion on a large scale) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan in 2012. Azerbaijan’s law enforcement authorities issued an international arrest warrant for Abdullayev as he fled the country. 


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