Photo: Azerbaijani police detained 40 protesters

In a rally in support of the detained for the assassination of the mayor was attended by 200 people from an unnamed “religious group”.

In the Azerbaijani city of Ganja during a crackdown on protests killed two police officers. This was reported in the Ministry of internal Affairs of the country.

According to the police, just the rally was attended by from 150 to 200 people from an unnamed “religious group”.

After police started trying to stop the rally, protesters began to attack them with “sharp objects”.

According to local media, the protesters spoke in support Yunis Safarov, arrested for the assassination of the head of Executive power of Ganja Elmar Valiyev.

According to the local interior Ministry, right in the centre of the city managed to recover after 30 minutes . However, during this time, the protesters had fatally wounded two police officers – the police chief of Ganja city Ilgar Balakishiev and Deputy head of the police Department of Nizami district, Samad Abbasov.

Were arrested 40 protesters.

In fact, the Prosecutor’s office instituted criminal proceedings under the articles 120.2.3, 120.2.7, 220.1, and 228.4 221.3 of the criminal code of Azerbaijan.

Necessary investigative actions and operational-search measures to establish the identity of the organizers and participants of a crime to bring them to justice.

We will remind, attempt at the mayor of Ganja, Elmar Veliyev was committed on 3 July. The official was seriously wounded, his bodyguard was killed.


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