Baku/02.08.22/ Employees of the Main Anti-Corruption Department under the Prosecutor General exposed the criminal actions of a group of people involved in the so-called “New Public Control Council”, created by Ramil Shukurov, previously convicted for fraud and forgery. During a search in the office of this organization, numerous evidence was found about the illegal actions of Shukurov and other members of the “council”, the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office said.
In particular, the structures of this organization illegally collected donations allegedly to help the poor, war veterans and families of martyrs. Shukurov and his deputy Koroglu Ibrahimov received 17,000 manat from a citizen for assistance in appointing him director of a music school in the Agdam region.
Shukurov is also suspected of embezzling 12,000 manats from a resident of the Hajigabul region, to whom he promised early release of his son from prison. He took 22,000 manats from another citizen, promising to register a land plot in the Tovuz region.
In addition, Shukurov and his acquaintance Elchin Aslanli received 100,000 manats from a citizen for assistance in obtaining a permit for the construction of the third floor of a two-story building in Baku.
Based on the collected evidence, a criminal case was launched. All three of these individuals were charged under the Article. 178.2.1 (crime committed by prior agreement), 178.2.3 (fraud – committed by a person using his official position), 178.2.4 (fraud – committed with causing significant damage) and 32.4, 12.2 (incitement to pay bribes). All three were taken into custody by a court order.
The Prosecutor General’s Office urges other possible victims of the actions of Shukurov and his accomplices to contact the 961 call center and the 161 hotline.—06B-