The Regional Court of Astrakhan, Russia, has upheld the decision to deny the parole release of Hajser Dzhemilev the son of the Verkhovna Rada MP Mustafa Dzhemilev.
“The Appellate Court has decided that the ruling of the Sovetsky District Court of Astrakhan remains unchanged and the appeal is not satisfied,” said the judge Svetlana Sanzarova.
During the debate the convict’s lawyer Nikolai Polozov noted that Dzhemilev would serve his sentence until November 27, 2016. According to the lawyer, the convict has admitted guilt, made penance and amends.
Makin his final statement Dzhemilev said that he was a citizen of another country. “I will do my best to obey the laws of the Russian Federation. The term I have to serve is of no importance any longer,” he added.
The Sovetsky District Court of Astrakhan denied the parole release of Hajser Dzhemilev on February 25.
Hajser Dzhemilev is accused in Fevzi Edemov murder with his father’s rifle in the yard of his house in Bakhchisarai in May 2013. After the annexation of Crimea, the Russian investigative authorities decided to reinvestigate his case. Hajser was taken from the remand prison of Simferopol to Russia.