He is charged with unlawful acquisition or possession of weapons or explosives and unlawful circulation of potent or poisonous substances.
Amnesty International said National Security Ministry officers searched Zatoka's apartment and removed his computer and other equipment.
Zatoka is reportedly being held by police in northern Turkmenistan and, according to Amnesty International, is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.
Saparmurat Niyazov, 1940-2006
Turkment President Saparmurat Niyazov (bymedia.net)
ERA OF UNCERTAINTY. The death of Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov ends an era and begins a period of great uncertainty in Turkmenistan....(more)