24. Djumaev, Rozy

Biography: Born March 11, 1929, retired, lived in the countryside in Guvanch Djumaev’s house in Choganly village on the outskirts of Ashgabat. He is the father of Guvanch and Chary Djumaev. He was a former senior official of the Council of Ministers of the TSSR.

Arrest and conviction: He was detained between November 25 and 26, 2002. The video recording of his “confession” aired on TV, on December 4, 2002. He was sentenced in January 2003 under Articles 14-101 Part 2, paragraphs “a”, “b”, “f”, “g”, “h”, “i”, “l”; 129 Part 3; 169 Part 1, 2; 174 Part 2; 176 Part 1; 214 Part 2; 218 Part 1, 2, 3; 231 Part 4, paragraphs “a”, “b”; 235 Part 2, paragraphs “a”, “b”; 254 Part 4, paragraphs “a”, “b”; 271 Part 3; 273 Part 1; 275 Part 1; 287 Part 3 of the Turkmenistan Criminal Code. He was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment: 3 years in prison, the rest in a penal colony. His property would be confiscated. Following the sentence, he would live in a designated place for 5 years.