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Citizens accused of illegal drug trafficking and property crimes extradited from Russia to Uzbekistan
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The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation has extradited citizens to the competent authorities of the Republic of Uzbekistan for criminal prosecution for criminal offences committed on the territory of the said state.

Mr. Amir Tursunov was found guilty of illegal acquisition in May 2020, and storage of a narcotic substance, without intention to sell, on a large scale. In the course of operative measures, it was seized by the law enforcement officers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

In February 2021, being sentenced to the restriction of freedom for the said crime, he handed over 100 U.S. dollars to the probation group’s inspector of the Division of Internal Affairs of the Sharof Rashidovsky District in order to make him not to submit to the court an application for replacement of punishment with actual term. At the time the bribe was being transferred, Mr. Tursunov was detained.

Mr. Temur Sabirov is accused of stealing citizens’ money in January 2018 under the pretext of their employment in Finland.

Moreover, the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation has granted the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Uzbekistan for extradition of Mr. Ikrom Saidov accused of fraud.

The above-mentioned citizens were detained at different time on the territory of the Russian Federation. The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Uzbekistan prepared respective requests for their extradition.

The decisions on extraditions adopted by the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation have become legally binding. The Federal Penitentiary Service was entrusted to carry out their handover subject to necessary security measures. They will be delivered to the Republic of Uzbekistan escorted by a special convoy.

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