MINISTRY OF NATIONAL SECURITY
STATE SECURITY SERVICE
Alekperov Vusal
Colonel-Lieutenant
Ministry of National Security
Colonel- lieutenant Vusal Hijran oglu Alakbarov - Head of the 2nd Department of the Preliminary Investigation Department of the Main Investigation Department of the Ministry of National Security.

V. Alekberov took an active part in many crimes of the ruling regime: falsified criminal cases; personally tortured many prisoners in the basement of the MNS.

In August-September 2014, personally tortured Arif Yunusov. Torture took place at nights in the basement of the MNB 3 to 4 times a week for two months. They demanded admission of espionage for Armenian intelligence services.

Torture included: beatings with rubber batons and water bottles, wet curled towels, hanging over handcuffs on the celling rack, asphyxiation with plastic bags over the head, deprivation of sleep.

Vusal Alekperov directly supervised the torment and torture of prisoners in the MNB jail.

On the 17 of October 2015 by decree of President Ilham Aliyev Eldar Mahmudov was dismissed from the post of Minister of National Security. Following that Vusal Alakbarov was removed from his post.

On the 1st November 2015 he was arrested on charges of numerous crimes. On July 10, 2017, he was sentenced to 12 years of imprisonment under Article 311 (taking bribes) and other articles of the Criminal Code of the Azerbaijan Republic. The court also issued a special determination to strip Vusal Alekperov of the rank of colonel.
National Security officers, involved in violence and tortures