Azerbaijani President pardoned 153 convicts
The Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order on October 14 for a pardon of 153 convicts. According to the order of the sentence in prison will be released 134 people.
Two convicts are released from probation . Another 16 people are exempt from the payment of fines. Another man is relieved of his labor.
Among those pardoned there is former economic development minister Farhad Aliyev and his brother Rafiq Aliyev , who were arrested in 2005 on charges of attempting to overthrow the government and subsequently sentenced respectively to 10 and 9 years in prison for economic crimes.
Recall that on the eve of the elections, they expressed support for Ilham Aliyev and renounced the opposition candidate Jamil Gasanli, who once headed the Public Committee for the protection of their rights. -0 -