Urlayeva said Mukhiddinov was attacked by three men in the late afternoon on July 25, one of whom stabbed him with a knife.
Urlayeva said police have arrested a suspect. The police have not commented on the case.
Urlayeva speculated that the murder could be related to Mukhiddinov’s human rights activities.
Mukhiddinov, 59, had been affiliated with the Urlayeva-led Human Rights Alliance for the last seven years and was involved in a campaign to protect the rights of local farmers.
-- RFE/RL’s Uzbek Service