Date of arrest – 14 January 2016
Charges (articles of the Criminal Code) –
186.2.2 – Deliberate destruction or damage of another’s property which caused significant damage to a victim, by an arson, explosion or other publicly dangers way or entailed heavy consequences;
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 supplies thereof excluded) and explosives;
233 – Organization by group of persons of actions, roughly breaking a social order or connected to insubordination to legal requirements of the authority representative, or entailed on infringement of normal activity of transport, enterprise, establishment and organization, as well as active participation in such actions;
315.2 – Application of violence, dangerous to life or health concerning the representative of authority in connection with performance of official duties.
Penal facility – Prison No. 17
Sentence – On 28 March 2017, the Guba region court (Judge Elman Ahmadov) sentenced Nizami Ganiyev to five years’ imprisonment.
On 28 December 2017, the Sumgait Appeal Court (Judge Nazim Movsumov) reduced his sentence to four years’ loss of liberty.