By Vugar Khalilov
Elmar Mirzayev, a long-term active serviceman of the Azerbaijani
armed forces, died of a gunshot wound, Azernews reports, citing the
'The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry confirms the death of a
serviceman of the long-term active military service of the
Azerbaijani army Mirzayev Elmar of a gunshot wound,' the ministry
The leadership of the Ministry of Defense extended 'heartfelt
condolences to the serviceman's family and friends'.
An investigation into the case is currently underway, the
Bahruz Rzayev, a member of the Azerbaijani armed forces, has
been detained on suspicion of murdering his colleague Elmar
Mirzayev, the Azerbaijani Prosecutor-General's Office said on
The Aghdam military prosecutor's office instituted a criminal
case into the death of Elmar Mirzayev, a long-term active military
serviceman of the Azerbaijani army under Article 120.1 of the
Azerbaijani Criminal Code (deliberate murder, i.e. deliberate
deprivation of life of another person), the office said.
The investigation established that the crime was committed by
soldier Bahruz Rzayev, a long-term military serviceman of the
Rzayev was apprehended as a suspect and brought to the
investigation, the report added.
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