YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 5. ARMINFO. Chief psychologist of Azerbaijan Bilal Mirzali- oghli Asadov has applied to the Hungarian Court for participation in a judicial and psychological examination of Azerbaijani officer Ramil Safarov. A well- informed source in diplomatic circles told ARMINFO. It is not ruled out that the psychologist tries to influence on the result of the examination to prove Safarov’s irresponsibility.
To note, Ramil Safarov, Azeri officer axed his Armenian counterpart Gurgen Margaryan when sleeping in Hungary Feb 19 2004. Witnesses, a Lithuanian officer and another Azerbaijani officer, head of the medical group, are supposed to be interrogated. During the previous trial, Safarov refused from his testimonies stating that at the moment of killing Margaryan he was in an “unconscious” state. However, medical examination showed that he was fully aware of his acts.
As it was report earlier, chairing the trial will be the judge Andrash Vaskuti, the state prosecutor Margarite Chohayn will support the prosecution. Armenian and Hungarian lawyers Nazeli Vardanyan and Gabriela Kaspar will defend the interests of Margaryan’s family and Hayk Makuchyan, an Armenian officer whom Safarov failed to kill. The trial will be held in Hungary. Safarov is charged with the Article No. 166.2 of the Hungarian CC (first-degree murder and attempt on more than 1 person). Safarov is facing 10-15 or even life in prison.