Date of arrest – 13 April 2017
Charges (articles of the Criminal Code) –
228.1. (Illegal purchase, transfer, selling, storage, transportation or carrying of fire-arms, accessories to it, supplies (except for the smooth-bore hunting weapon and ammunition to it), explosives) and
228.4. (Illegal purchase, selling or carrying of gas weapon, cold steel, including cold steel throwing weapon
Penal facility – Prison number 17
Case summary – Alasgar Jabbarov is a brother of Jabbar Jabbarov, who was arrested during the Nardaran events. He was one of active observers and participants of his brother’s trial. Shortly after Jabbar Jabbarov talked about tortures committed by employees of the Organized Crimes Unit, his brother Alasgar was detained by Sabunchu district police on charges of illegal firearms possession – charges commonly used against activists.
Sabunchu district court (chairing judge Fagan Ahmadov) found guilty Aliasgar Jabbarov on committing a crime under article 228.1 of CC and sentenced him to 2 years 3 months of arrest.