Yaylanov, Lukman

Biography: Born in Garabekivul District of Lebap Province. Since 2007 participated in informal studies on Islam, conducted by Bakhram Saparov.

Arrest and conviction: Arrested on March 9, 2013. Charged with involvement in antistate activities (conspiracy to take power, etc.). Convicted on May 22, 2013, by Lebap province court under Art. 174 p. 1; 175 p. 2, 177 p. 3; 275 p. 1, 2; 14-291 of the CCT. Sentenced to a long prison term.

Current situation: According to the “Alternative Turkmenistan News” project, he died in the summer of 2016 in Ovadan Depe prison, where he was subjected to torture. His body was handed over to the family for burial (http://habartm.org/archives/6290, http://www.forum18.org/archive.php?article_id=2249).