The investigation conducted by the NKR law enforcement bodies has revealed that 17-year-old Karabakh citizen Smbat Tsakanyan was kidnapped by the members of the Azerbaijani commando group who entered the territory of NKR’s Karvachar region, the press service of the NKR Prosecutor’s Office reports.
Smbat Tsakanyan’s body was found in the forest near Karvachar and Manashid villages in NKR’s Shahumyan region on July 15. Gunshot wounds were found on his body. Tsakanyan was reported missing on July 8.
Smbat Tsakanyan was kidnapped by Azerbaijani citizens Shahbaz Jalal Ogli Guliyev, 46, Dilham Gardashkhan Ogli Askerov, 54, and a third member of the commando group who was eliminated while showing resistance, the NKR Prosecutor’s Office said.
The criminal case opened over the murder of Smbat Tsakanyan has been sent to the NKR National Security Service, to be joined with the criminal case filed earlier.