Kabir Kabirov, the son of Sultoni Kabir marker owner Avazkhon Kabirov, who has been convicted of traffic offence causing death of two and more persons, has been sentenced to an extended term of imprisonment.

Following appeal by Mizhgona Mahsiddinova, the mother of Nekzod Sahobiddinzoda who was killed in that traffic accident, a court in Dushanbe’s Ismoili Somoni district has extended Kabirov’s jail term from 8 ½ years to 10 years.  .

Mizhgona Mahsiddinova noted that they had managed to find evidence that Kabirov had been driving while intoxicated and had been driving at a very high speed.  

Recall, the Ismoili Somoni court sentenced Kabir Kabirov to 8 ½ years in prison in July this year.  The sentence followed his conviction on charges of traffic offence causing death of two and more persons (Article 212 (3) of Tajikistan’s Penal Code).  

The 19-year-old son of owner of Dushanbe’s Sultoni Kabir market was detained over fatal traffic accident.

Recall, Kabir Kabirov was detained in the morning of March 24.  Two persons were killed and two others injured on March 23 as a car backed into a pole.

The accident took place in the night.  Kabir Kabirov lost control of his Lexus 450 and crashed into a pole in the downtown Dushanbe.

As a result of the accident, two his passengers – Saidjaffar Saidov, 19, and Nekzod Sahobiddinzoda, 19 – were killed and one more passenger – Saidvali Ubaidulloyev – sustained serious injuries and was taken to a hospital.

Kabirov himself also sustained injuries.  He