Tajik police have reportedly solved a murder committed more than twenty-five years ago.  The murder suspect is now 56 years old and he faces life in prison.

According to the Interior Ministry press center, a 56-year-old resident of Vahdat Township, who has previous conviction, has been detained on suspicion of committing murder in late 1995, when there was a civil confrontation in the country.  

The investigation has established that the suspect, who reportedly was member of the armed group of Eshoni Nozim, killed a 59-year-old woman from Kalashnikov assault rifle on December 12, 1995.  

Criminal proceedings have been instituted against him under the provisions of Article 104 (2) of Tajikistan’s Penal Code.  The suspect faces life prison with confiscation of property.