Another journalist interrogated in the case of Afgan Mukhtarly
2017 July 07 ( Friday ) 17:59:08
Baku/07.07.17/Turan: On 7 July a journalist Islam Shihali was interrogated for two hours in the Investigatory Directorate of Serious Crimes of the Prosecutor General's Office. After the interrogation Shikhali said that he was asked questions about the activities of the arrested journalist Afgan Mukhtarly, the Internet resource "Meydan" TV and the head of this structure - Emin Milli.
He was also asked about political writer Gunel Movlud and a composer Elmira Mirzoyeva.
Earlier in the case of Mukhtarly were interrogated: Isolda Agayeva, Sevinj Vagifgizi, Aytaj Akhmedova, Khadija Ismail, Natig Javadli, former and current leaders of the Musavat Party Isa Gambar and Arif Hajili, and others.
Lawyer Elchin Sadigov reported on combining criminal cases of Afgan Mukhtarly with the case of "Meydan" TV.
The investigation is trying to accuse Mukhtarly of playing the role of an intermediary in the transfer of money by Western organizations to opposition media in Azerbaijan. The interrogations of the above-mentioned journalists are aimed at finding evidence of such activity, observers say. -05B-