Date of arrest – 26 November 2015
Charges (articles of Criminal Code) –
murder (120), attempted murder (29 and 120), preparing a terrorist act (28 and 214), calls for disobedience to authority and mass disorder (220), firearms offences (228), usurpation of State powers (278), creation of armed formations (179), appeals for violent seizure of authority (281), fomenting ethnic, etc. hatred (283), use of force against public official or member of official’s family (315). See Baghirzade case: The charges, for specific paragraphs of each Article.
Penal facility – Prison No.1
Sentence – On 25 January 2017, the 15 accused in the Baghirzade case were given terms of imprisonment ranging from 10 to 20 years. The Baku Serious Crimes Court (judge Alovsat Abbasov) sentenced Abbas Taghizade to 14 years and six months’ loss of liberty.