Ramiz Rzayev comments on hearing Khadija Ismayil's case at Supreme Court

'If any appeal heard and relevant decision adopted, Supreme Court will not consider the decision second time'

Baku. 1 April. REPORT.AZ/ Supreme Court Chairman Ramiz Rzayev commented on the information spread on hearing imprisoned reporter Khadija Ismayil's case at the Supreme Court.

Report informs, R.Rzayev said concrete decision has not been adopted on this issue: 'If relevant appeal made, the Supreme Court will present the appeal to the plenary session. If any appeal heard and relevant decision adopted, the Supreme Court will not consider that second time. If appealed, it will be heard and relevant decision will be adopted. Either relevant appeal should be made or Attorney General's Office make a protest. We cannot consider any case without receiving application'.

Notably, Kh.Ismayil was sentenced to 7,5 years imprisonment under decision of Baku Court of Grave Crimes. The reporter charged with Article 179.3.2 (misappropriation and embezzlement - in large amount), Article 192.2.2 (illegal entrepreneurship), Article 213.1 (tax evasion) and Article 308.2 (abuse of power) of the Criminal Code. The decision has been appealed, the court upheld the decision of the court of first instance. Kh.Ismayil made a cassation appeal against the decision of Baku Court of Appeal. 

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