Relatives suspected of links with the Tajik Salafis cardiac surgeon asked Rahmon to promote a fair investigation of his case

Dushanbe. 24 Oct. INTERFAX – the relatives of the detainee on suspicion of links with the country banned religious movement “Salafi” famous heart surgeon Abdumalik salomova appealed to the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, according to local media.

“They are asking the President to facilitate a fair investigation of the doctor by the investigating authorities. They do not believe in his involvement in the extremist organization”, – reported, in particular, the Tajik service of “Radio Liberty”.

Officer of the Sughd regional center of cardiovascular surgery A. Salimov was arrested back in late September.

The lawyer Bakhtiyor Salamova A. Vohidov reported by radio that his client is in jail-2 of the city of Khujand. According to him, the doctor denies any involvement in extremist movements. “He States that is not related to any illegal groups, have not committed any crime and did not know on what basis he was detained”, – said the lawyer.

The wife of the doctor Zorrinho Salamova, who is a gynecologist, also does not believe in his guilt. She expressed hope that his case will be considered fairly, and innocence is proven.

Salamovich have over 22 years of married life grew up four children. The eldest daughter is a student, the rest in school.

Earlier, a source in the regional Prosecutor’s office confirmed the arrest of the surgeon. “Abdumalik Salomov suspected members of the banned in Tajikistan movement “Salafi”. He is constantly involved in the so-called “mahfili Palav” (meetings with refreshments pilaf), who organized the Sogdian Salafis,” said the media representative of the Prosecutor’s office.

Meanwhile, the authorities of Tajikistan has not yet commented on media reports.

A. Salamov – 41-year-old graduate of Tajik medical University, worked for many years at the Moscow center of cardiovascular surgery them. Bakuleva and the Central military clinical hospital im. Vishnevsky of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation. In Moscow, he defended his thesis. In 2015, A. Salamova was invited to work in the Sughd regional Center of cardiovascular surgery.

It is reported that the arrest of the cardiac surgeon became his colleagues, “a total surprise”. “Salomov high-class specialist, a great heart surgeon. I know he made a small Hajj, but that he communicated with the Salafists, hard to believe. He’s very, very gentle person, the patients adore him for his responsiveness, attention and kindness”, – said the head of the Department Mubinjon Inoyatov.

According to colleagues, A. Salamov back to life more than 100 patients with severe heart disease.