Ministry of National Security of the Republic of Azerbaijan detained 5 persons involved in illegal armed groups, as a result of anti-terrorist operation.
Detained citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan are –Guliyev Namig Shahid, Hajiverdiyev Khalid Aliaga, Ahmadov Taleh Mahir, Asgarov Elvin Asgar and Mahmudov Anar Karam. They suspected of creating armed formations or groups unforeseen by the legislation of the Azerbaijan Republic of, as well as participation in their creation and activity, supplying them with weapons, ammunition, explosives, military equipment or military equipment, as well as the involvement of Azerbaijani citizens or stateless persons residing in Azerbaijan, to armed conflicts outside of Azerbaijan to disseminate religious trainings under the guise of performing religious ceremonies, or on the grounds of religious hatred or conduct military exercises for this purpose, any establishment serving this purpose, stable group or guide a group and other illegal activities.
The main Investigation Department of the Ministry has launched criminal cases under articles #12.1,279.1, 12.3,28,214.2.1, 12.3,28,214.2.3,12.1,218.2 and 283-1.3.The detainees were sentenced to the pre-trial detention. A preventive measure in the form of arrest applied to the detainees.
The investigation revealed that in 2012-2015 they participated in illegal armed groups "Islamic State", "Jabhat-ul-Nusra" and "Jumd-ul-Khulafa" on the territory of Syria and Iraq.