The plot of the detention of one of them showed on state television, and 'Akhbor' reports on another detention.
Meanwhile, "Akhbor", citing sources, reports that on August 13, Mullah Rakhmatullo, nicknamed Devona (Mad), was detained in the same district.
The Leader of Tajikistan Promised To Employ Military in the Fight Against Gangland," Nezavisimaya Gazeta, September 17, 2018 (in Russian); "Tajikistan Reportedly Sends New Troops to Eastern Region," BBC, September 19, 2018; "Governor of Volatile Tajikistan Region Replaced," Akhbor, October 1, 2018 (in Tajik).
The Prague-based Akhbor Tajik-language website also corroborated these details.
(43) "'ISIS Spokesman Sends Threatening Message to Tajik President," Akhbor (in Tajik), August 6, 2018.