Activist of the party "Musavat" Faraj Kerimli does not consider himself guilty
monday 28 july 2014 at 16h52
Youth activist of the party "Musavat" Faraj Kerimli, arrested on charges of illegal possession and sale of drugs, considers himself innocent. Kerimli himself told about it the head of the Committee against Torture Elchin Behbudov, who visited the activist on Saturday in the Chief Directorate to Combat Organized Crime (CDCOC) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in monitoring places of this agency.
According to Bekhbudov, Kerimli did not complain about the conditions of detention and any pressure on him. However Kerimli suffers from liver disease, and asked for permission to walk on air. "I delivered his request to the leadership of the jail, and I was told that there were no problems in meeting this request," said Behbudov. Meanwhile, Faraj Kerimli is still; not allowed to meet with his lawyer Nemat Kerimli. The lawyer expects that F.Kerimli, according to the court decision, will finally be transferred to the detention center of the Prison Service, and he would see him. He stressed that preventing a meeting with lawyer and his meeting with relatives after detention a serious violation of the law. F.Kerimli was arrested on July 23, and on 24th Narimanov court chose against him preventive measure arrest for three months. On the same charges, on July 17 was arrested his brother, Siraj Kerimli. The party "Musavat" believes that the brothers Kerimli are persecuted because of their opposition activity and being activist on Facebook.