The Southern Military Area Court sentenced Azamat Eyupov, aged 59, from Bilohirsk to 17 years in the maximum security penal colony.
As activist Lutfie Zudiyeva reports, the verdict was passed by a judicial panel headed by Kirill Kravtsov and composed of judges Aleksey Magomadov and Vladimir Tsybulnyk. The defendant must serve 3 years of his sentence in the harsher prison conditions, and then he will be transferred to the colony to serve the remainder of his sentence.
As CHRG reported, on February 17, 2021, searches were conducted in Bilohirsk, Bakhchysarai, Simferopol, Sevastopol and the Sovietsky District of Crimea. Lenur Seydametov, Timur Yalkabov, Azamat Eyupov, Yashar Shikhametov, Ernes Ibrahimov and Oleg Fedorov were detained. They are accused of participating in the Hizb ut-Tahrir activities.
59-year-old Azamat Eyupov has health problems: heart disease, osteochondrosis. According to the lawyer, he is walking drawing the leg, cannot fully shake the hand and is slurring. For a long time, he has not been given any medical care. Later it became known that Azamat Eyupov suffered 4 cases of ischemic stroke in the pre-trial detention center.
On July 6, the prosecutor of the Southern Military Area Court in Rostov-na-Donu requested that Azamat Eyupov, a 59-year-old activist, be found guilty and sentenced to 17 years in the maximum security regime prison.