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The source reported on the arrest of the head of the consular Department of the foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan

The head of the consular Department of the foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan Faig Bagirov was detained in Baku on charges of bribery, have informed RIA of news a source in law enforcement bodies.

"He is charged under articles 179.3.2 (misappropriation, embezzlement on a large scale), 308.1 (abuse of power) and 311.3.2 (receiving a bribe in the large size). In the court of Sabail district transferred a complaint against Bagirov, it will be considered by judge Shakhin Abdullaev," - said the Agency interlocutor.

Earlier the state security Service of Azerbaijan has carried out an operation in the foreign Ministry. In the Commission of illegal actions are suspected, the head of administration of the Ministry of foreign Affairs, Chairman of the tender Committee of the Ministry Farhad Mollazade, the head of economic Department of administration Salim Alizadeh and the head of the consular and legal division of the consular Department of Oropesa Abdullayev.

Farhad Alizade Selim Mollazade and involved as accused on the facts of abuse of official powers, misappropriation, bribery, Oropesa Abdullaev, upon receipt of bribes. According to the court, they elected a measure of restraint in form of arrest.