Participant of first Karabakh war detained in Karabakh
The State Security Service of Azerbaijan reported the detention of Madat Babayan near the village of Gozlukerpu (former Getavan), on the territory of Kalbajar, according to Azerbaijan in Focus, reporting Turan.
The interrogation established that he took an active part in the fighting in the early 90s as part of illegal Armenian formations against Azerbaijanis. In particular, he was among those who participated in the occupation of the city of Khojaly in February 1992 and the mass killings of its residents.
Note that Babayan showed the places of mass graves of the victims of the Khojaly massacre, and confirmed the facts of mockery of the corpses of civilians and torture of prisoners. At present, the investigation is ongoing to verify the compliance of Babayan’s testimony with the real facts.