Today Arman Tatoyan visited the citizen of Azerbaijan who was arrested for illegally crossing the state border of the Republic of Armenia
Today visited the citizen of Azerbaijan at the hospital who was arrested for illegally crossing the state border of the Republic of Armenia
1.During the visit of the Defender to Elvin Arif Oglu Ibrahimov, the defense advocate and the investigator were present and at that moment were conducting investigative actions envisaged in the Criminal Procedure Code. With them, the HRD discussed issues regarding Elvin Arif Oglu Ibrahimov’s rights.
2.A licensed interpreter of the Azerbaijani language is involved in the criminal proceedings.
3.The advocate is involved in Ibrahimov’s case from the Public Defender’s office of the Chamber of Advocates. During the Defender’s visit, the advocate had already had a meeting with E. Ibrahimov and explained to him his rights and facts related to the criminal case.
4.The Armenian Ombudsman had a private interview with Elvin Ibrahimov, which was conducted with the participation of the interpreter.
5.During the private interview with the Defender, E. Ibrahimov expressed his willingness to meet with or to talk to his family members, namely his son, father, mother, brother and sister, and requested the Defender’s assistance for that matter.
6.The medical doctor of the Human Rights Defender’s Office also participated in the visit. Mr. Ibrahimov’s health condition and his medical documentation were examined.
7. At the end of the private interview, the Defender provided Elvin Arif Oglu Ibrahimov with the text of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in Azerbaijani, English and Russian languages, as well as the English and Russian versions of the Constitution of Armenia.
8.After the visit, the Ombudsman had a conversation with the Head of Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Armenia. He has provided information on Elvin Ibrahimov’s health and expressed his readiness to provide assistance in order to ensure Elvin Ibrahimov’s contact with his family.
A criminal case has been initiated on the fact of illegally crossing the state border of the Republic of Armenia by Elvin Ibrahimov in accordance with Article 329 (1) of the RA Criminal Code.