Nihad Aliyev was a cousin of the President of the State Oil and Gas Company of Azerbaijan SOCAR Rovnag Abdullayev
According to Turkish media reports, the incident took place last night in one of the luxury hotels in the Besiktas district of Istanbul. There are reports that the incident was a result of suicide, but also through negligence.
It should be noted that Nihad Aliyev is the son of the brother of the corrupt official Anar Aliyev (Alizade), the uncle of Rovnag Abdullayev, Nusrat Aliyev, known for his corrupt work in SOCAR. Nusrat Aliyev is also the head of the refinery’s gas sector.
According to some reports, a corrupt SOCAR official, 40-year-old Nihad Aliyev, shot himself in the head with a pistol. Although he was taken to the hospital, the doctors‘ efforts were in vain.
In addition, it is reported that Nihad Aliyev stole $ 1 billion from SOCAR. At the same time, Nihad Aliyev is a relative of the former Minister of National Security Eldar Makhmudov.
Other sources report that Aliyev was accidentally shot while cleaning the weapon.