Leyla Yunus arrested three months -video (UPDATED)
Nasimi district court chose against Leyla Yunus measure - arrest for three months.
2014 July 30 (Wednesday) 18:34:07
After questioning lasting for six hours, at 18:10 Director of the Institute for Peace and Democracy, Leyla Yunus, was taken in the black car from the building of the Department for Serious Crimes of the Prosecutor General's Office at high speed to an unknown destination, according to Turan correspondent from the scene. Today Yunus was arrested 11:45. Her husband Arif Yunus is still in the remains in the building of the Department for Serious Crimes of the Prosecutor General's Office.
Just now it became known that Leyla Yunus is accused of high treason (Article 274), tax evasion (Article 213), illegal entrepreneurship (Article 192), falsification of documents (320), large-scale fraud (178.3.2). Leyla Yunus was taken to Nasimi District Court for the arrest as a preventive measure.
Arif Yunus preventive punishment is transference under police surveillance. He is charged under Articles 274 and 178.3.2, according to the lawyer Javad Javadov. According to him, the couple denied the charges against them.
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