In Orel region was passed sentence in the case of the mysterious death of five citizens of Tajikistan. As informs the Investigatory management of Investigatory Committee of Russian Federation, the court issued a guilty verdict against local residents Akhmed Akhmedov and Behruz Saidov, finding them guilty in committing a number of crimes.
Sughd regional court sentenced two residents of the area to f 51 years imprisonment in total for the brutal murder. The court sentenced a 56-year-old Avaz Kalonov to 26 years in prison and a 28-year-old Hanifa Kumboeva to 25 years in prison.
The draft law "On Amnesty", proposed on 17th of August by the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon, was supported by today, August 24, by the deputies of the lower house of the Parliament of the Republic. The adopted law "On Amnesty" is the 15-th law over the years of independence of Tajikistan.
The court of the capital's Ismoili Somoni district sentenced the resident of Bokhtar district Husein Rakhmonov to 5 years of imprisonment for the desire to join the ranks of the terrorist organization "Islamic State". He was found guilty under part 2 of article 307 of the criminal code (Organization of an extremist organization).
DUSHANBE, August 19, 2016, Asia-Plus -- The Main Directorate for Execution of Punishments at the Ministry of Justice of Tajikistan has denied the report about use of torture against the jailed deputy leader of the Islamic Revival Party of Tajikistan (IRPT), Mahmadali Hayit, as “baseless. “This report is absolutely unfounded,” Ilhom Mahmoudov, the deputy head of the Main Directorate for Execution of Punishments told Asia-Plus in an interview.
DUSHANBE, August 19, 2016, Asia-Plus – On Wednesday August 17, President Emomali Rahmon proposed to parliament a mass amnesty law. It will be the 15th amnesty announced in Tajikistan since its independence. An official source at the Prosecutor-General’s Office says the decision on amnesty for each convict will be made separately. “Relevant bodies will make decision on each prisoner separately,” the source said. He also called on journalists to refrain from speculating “who will be released and who not.”
DUSHANBE, August 18, 2016, Asia-Plus – Two activists of the outlawed religious Hizb ut-Tahrir group have been jailed in St. Petersburg, according to Russian media outlets.
DUSHANBE, August 18, 2016, Asia-Plus – President Emomali Rahmon on august 17 signed a decree on convincing an extraordinary session of Tajikistan’s lower house (Majlisi Namoyandagon) of parliament on August 24, according to the Tajik president’s official website. The session is expected to discuss only one issue – the draft law on amnesty.
DUSHANBE, August 18, 2016, Asia-Plus -- President Emomali Rahmon has proposed to parliament a mass amnesty law that would apply to 12,000 convicts, according to the Tajik president’s official website. More than 3,000 inmates are expected to be released from penitentiaries and more than 4,000 people with suspended sentences and sentences not linked to jail terms would be fully amnestied under the proposed legislation. Besides, the prison terms of more than 5,000 people would be cut and ongoing or pending investigations against them halted.
DUSHANBE, August 11, 2016, Asia-Plus – A serviceman of one military units of the Ministry of Defense has got a lengthy jail term for killing his comrade in arms. A court of the Dushanbe military garrison sentenced Tojiddin Rahmatov, serviceman of military unit 06870 “V” of the Ministry of Defense (MoD), to nine years in prison on August 10. The sentence followed his conviction of charges of murder (Article 104 of Tajikistan’s Penal Code).