Junusov, Adamkul

Gender: .
State of concern: .

Who, Why and How exiled:

Adamkul Junusov is former head of Kyrgyzstan's Customs Service (2013–2016). The Financial Police in Bishkek charged that Junusov's on "corrupt" activities as head of the Customs Service from 2013 to 2016 (RFE/RL, 2018).

Category of exile: . (Definitions here.)
Alleged affiliation: Former insider.

Which stages experienced: not Stage 1   Stage 2   Stage 3. (Definitions here.)
Date of most serious incident: 2018.
Violence experienced: .

Stage 1 details (accusations/ charges/ Interpol notice/ extradition requests):

Junusov is the latest of several former Kyrgyz officials facing corruption charges in Bishkek after working during the 2011-2017 term of former President Almazbek Atambaev. He was added to Kyrgyzstan's wanted list in August after he was indicted in absentia and a court in Bishkek issued a warrant for his arrest (RFE/RL, 2018).

Stage 2 details (arrest/ detention/ extradition):

Junusov was detained in Baku's Heydar Aliyev International Airport on December 5, 2018 (RFE/RL, 2018).

Stage 3 details (attack/ abduction/ rendition/ torture/ assassination/ death):

In 2018, he has been extradited from Azerbaijan to Bishkek, where he is wanted on charges of abuse of office (RFE/RL, 2018).

International arrest warrant: .

Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .

Current status:

He is in Kyrgyzstan, charged with corruption (RFE/RL, 2018).

Press sources:

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (2018). 'Kyrgyzstan's fugitive former customs chief detained in Baku at Bishkek's request', 5 December 2018, available at: https://www.refworld.org/docid/5c34a79f13.html

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (2018). 'Azerbaijan Extradites Kyrgyzstan's Fugitive Ex-Customs Chief', 28 December, 2018, available at: https://www.rferl.org/a/azerbaijan-extradites-kyrgyzstan-s-fugitive-ex-customs-chief/29681085.html