76. Shikhmuradov, Konstantin

Konstantin ShikhmuradovDate of Birth: June 4, 1951

Citizenship: Russian and Turkmen

Residence at time of arrest: Ashgabat

Date of Arrest: Arrested December 7, 2002 initially on charges of extortion and fraud. A few days later accused of involvement in the conspiracy.

Charges: Convicted January 21, 2003 by the Ashgabat City Court on Article 14 -101 Part 2 , paragraph “a”, ” b”, “f”, “g”, “h”, “i” , “l”, 129 h .3 , 169 part 1 , 2, 174 , part 2, 176 part 1, part 2, 214 , 218 Part 1, 2.3 , 231 Part 4 , paragraph “a”, “b”, 228 h .4 , 235 , part 2 , paragraph “a”, “b”, 254 part 4, paragraph “a”, “b”, 271 Part 3, Part 1 273 275 Part 1 and Part 3 287 of the Criminal Code of Turkmenistan[1].

Sentence: Sentenced to 17 years imprisonment: 5 years in prison, the rest in a penal colony with confiscation of property followed by living in a prescribed place for 5 years and the prohibition against holding substantive and responsible management positions for 3 years.[2]

Biography: brother of Boris Shikhmuradov

Relatives arrested/harassed/detained: See information on relatives of Boris Shikhmuradov.

Current Situation: Unknown. His relatives, friends and the public have no information about his fate.

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[1] Memorial. “Vragi naroda (Tyrkmenskogo) na stranitsah Ashgabatskovo Ejedelnika ‘Adolat’” Translation.04.02.2003. Accessed on 10 January 2014.

[2] Ibid.