Born March 19, 1951 in g. Khasavyurt, Avar.
He graduated from Dagestan State University, "the economist" and "lawyer".
The spring of 1967 he was arrested for rape and robbery. June 19, 1967 was sentenced to three years under articles 89.2 and 145.2 of the Criminal Code of the RSFSR. In 1968 was prematurely released.
In the 70's went into business in the early 80's controlled the meat-packing industry in g. Khasavyurt. 19 December 1980 was sentenced by the Supreme Court of the Dagestan ASSR under 108.1 (premeditated grievous bodily harm), . 112.1 (intentional slight bodily injury), . 218.1 (unlawful possession of, . Storage, . acquisition of manufacture or sale of weapons, . ammunition or explosives) of the Criminal Code of the RSFSR for 6 years,
. In 1982 once again was prematurely released.
In 1988, organized, and in 1991 headed the Avar People's Front of. Imam Shamil (NEFN occur).
In August 1992, on the life of Mr.. Mahacheva was assassinated.
. In 1991 - 92 - Vice-President of the Confederation of Peoples of the Caucasus.
. In June 1993, militants NEFN occur and Laki movement Qazi Kumukh "hostage crisis in Kizlyar city council building and demanded the release of two local residents, . Kizlyar police custody for criminal offenses, . and withdraw from the city Interior Ministry's special forces.,
. Since 1993 - deputy head of the association "Dagneft.
. March 5, 1995 was elected to the People's Assembly of Dagestan.
. In 1996 participated in the liberation fighters of the Novosibirsk OMON, were taken hostage in Chechnya.
. For 1998 - General Director of JSC "Rosneft-Dagneft.
. On March 3, 1998 - Deputy Chairman of the Government of Dagestan.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. Deputy Chairman of the State Duma committee for public associations and religious organizations.
. In early April 2000 in the State Duma delegation went to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
. After his dramatic speech (on Chechnya) was subjected to insults by Vagapov Tutakova and knocked the offender down with one blow.
. He was awarded the Order "For Personal Courage" (1996).
. Honorary citizen of Novosibirsk.