Kholov, Suhrob

Gender: .
State of concern: .

Who, Why and How exiled:

Kholov has been associated with an organised crime group - Mullo Abdullo - led by Abdullo Rakhimov, between 1996 and 2005. On the 18th July 1996, the group allegedly attacked the house of a local resident in Tajikistan, wounding the home owner and stealing $7000 (MVD., 2015).

Abdullo Rakhimov was one of the last irreconcilable leaders of the United Tajik Opposition who rejected the 1997 peace deal which ended the civil war in the republic (Shustov, 2011).

Category of exile: . (Definitions here.)
Alleged affiliation: Mullo Abdullo.

Which stages experienced: Stage 1   Stage 2   not Stage 3. (Definitions here.)
Date of most serious incident: 2015.
Violence experienced: .

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

On 10th March 2014 the prosecutor’s office in the Tajik city of Roghun instituted criminal proceedings against Kholov, under provisions of the following articles of Tajikistan’s Penal Code: Article 186 (2) – banditry; Article 32 (2) – criminal attempt; and Article 104 (2) – attempted homicide by a group persons. (Asia-Plus, 2015; MVD, 2015).

Stage 2 details (arrest/ detention/ extradition):

Kholov was arrested in March 2015  by officers of the Interpol GU MVD of Russia in Yekaterinburg,  where he lived with his family  (MVD, 2015).

International arrest warrant: .

Countries of transit, asylum and/or residence: .

Current status:

Awaiting extradition to Tajikistan - no sign of an update since March 2015 (MVD, 2015)


Press sources:

Asia Plus, 2015. "Mullo Abdullo’s confederate arrested in Yekaterinburg", 19th March, 2015. [Online]. Available at:


Sputnik.2015 .  "Соратник "Мулло Абдулло" задержан в Екатеринбурге".19.03.2015. [Online]. Available at: (Last accessed on the 16th May 2017).


MVD, 2015. "В Екатеринбурге сотрудники Интерпола задержали подозреваемого в совершении тяжкого преступления на территории Таджикистана", 19th March, 2015.[Online]. Available at: https://66.xn--b1aew.xn--p1ai/news/item/3225471


Shustov, A. 2011. "Mullo Abdullo Reported Dead in Tajikistan", 26th of April, 2011. [Online]. Available at:

Legal sources:

INTERPOL, Red Notice extract on KHOLOV, SUKHROB.[Online]. Available at: