On 3 May Seiran A. Mamedov, one of those charged with the alleged assassination attempt against President S. Niyazov was released from imprisonment.
He was arrested in July 2004 and convicted in October 2004 pursuant to the verdict of the court of the etrap named after Niyazov in Ashgabat.
He was sentenced to a 15 year imprisonment term in a maximum security colony.
He was released from the colony located in the city of Bairamaly.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan