Biography: Computer repair specialist. Russian citizen. In 1992, escaped from a penal colony in Russia, where he served his sentence. Lived in Ashgabat without documents.
Arrest and conviction: Arrested in late 2002 during the investigation of the coup attempt on November 25, 2002. Charged with providing a hide-out for several days to Yklym Yklymov, a participant in the plot (http://izvestia.ru/news/276418#ixzz2kv9i37h5).
Current situation: According to information of the former political prisoner Leonid Komarovsky, Kapotov died in the pre-trial detention center of the Ministry of National Security in Ashgabat in early 2003.