Caucasus Reality 9 june — 13:37

Accusation read out to Armenian militants in Baku (Updated)

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Baku Military Court held a trial on the criminal case of Armenian militants Mkrtchyan Ludvik Mkrtchevich and Khosrovyan Alesha Aramaisovich, who during the first Karabakh war had tortured Azerbaijani prisoners and committed other grave crimes.

According to Azeri Daily, the indictment was announced in the administrative building of the Yasamal District Court at the trial chaired by the judge of the Baku Military Court Elbey Allahverdiyev. Then the victims were questioned.

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In the administrative building of the Yasamal District Court, under the chairmanship of the judge of the Baku Military Court Elbey Allahverdiyev, a trial is underway in the criminal case against the Armenian militants Mkrtchyan Ludvik Mkrtchevich and Khosrovyan Alesha Aramaisovich, who during the first Karabakh war had tortured Azerbaijani prisoners of war and committed other crimes.

According to Azeri Daily, the indictment will be announced in the process.

Ludvik Mkrtchyan and Alesha Khosrovyan were charged under Articles 113 (torture), 115.2 (violation of the laws and customs of war), 279.1 (creation of armed formations or groups not provided for by law), 318.2 (illegal crossing of the state border of Azerbaijan) and other articles of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan, by decision court they are taken into custody.

The indictment in the case was approved on May 20, 2021, and the case was sent to the Baku Military Court for consideration.

Comprehensive measures are currently being taken to identify and prosecute other perpetrators.

The General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan said earlier that in accordance with the instructions of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, those guilty of war crimes and crimes against peace and humanity will be identified and brought to justice, regardless of the time of the crime.

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