7 quoted as saying: "After the  armistice, the authorities closed their eyes to numerous crimes being committed by former UTO commanders and tried to buy them off by giving them official posts, factories, and opportunities to earn money from the drugs trade.
Ahmadov was a UTO guerrilla commander during the civil war, but after the 1997 peace deal he was transformed into a senior officer in the government's police force, serving on home ground.
However, when reports of armed men roaming the mountains - including Mullo Abdullo, who apparently was back in the country after many years in Afghanistan or Pakistan - emerged in the spring of 2009, the government was spurred into action and ordered a military operation, in which Mirzo Ziyo, a top UTO figure and still powerful in eastern Tadjikistan, died under unclear circumstances.
The IMU was created by Uzbek militants who fought on the UTO's side in the Tadjik civil war, so they shared a common past.
The expert added: "Some of UTO's members crossed into Darvaz through our supposedly well-protected border.
"Ika-5 Na Utos" is about a hazing incident that led to the death of a dear son, uncovering old wounds between three mothers and their respective families.
Before this was the ultra-successful GMA show "Ika-6 Na Utos" or "Thou shalt not commit adultery." That one proved to be among GMA's biggest hits in 2017.
Director Laurice Guillen assured viewers "Ika-5 Na Utos" will be heavier and more realistic.
"Ika-5 Na Utos" airs Monday to Friday on GMA Afternoon Prime.
The cast of 'Ika-5 Na Utos' (Photo by Lester Ramos)