The Interior Ministry’s website says Captain Ismoil Alamov, juvenile affairs inspector at Isfara police station No 2, died of heart failure at his home on November 13.

Colonel Umarjon Emomali, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry, has denied rumors that Alamov was killed as absolutely unfounded.  

Meanwhile, the Prague-based, citing its sources, reported on November 14 that the bodies of Ismoil Alamov and a certain woman with signs of violent death were found in a landfill near the village of Chorkuh.

An official source with the Isfara administration has told Asia-Plus that the bodies of the police officer and his alleged mistress with signs of gas poisoning were found in one of rooms at “Vatan Hotel” in Isfara.  

“According to the preliminary investigation, they rented a hotel room, in which a gas cylinder for heating,” said the source. “When they fell asleep, the fire went out and they died of gas poisoning.” 

Criminal proceedings have been instituted and an investigation is under way.