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Russia extradited individuals charged with fraud to Uzbekistan
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The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation satisfied the request of the competent authorities of the Republic of Uzbekistan for extradition of Eldar Muratov and Dilshod Makhmudov for the purposes of making them criminally accountable.

Mr. Muratov is accused of a crime, envisaged by Article 168 part 3 paragraph “c” (fraud) of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Preliminary investigation established that in the Yangiyul district of the Tashkent region he, in the composition of an organized criminal group, by deceit and breach of trust, stole vehicles and money from individuals.

Dilshold Makhmudov is accused of a crime, envisaged by Article 168 part 3 paragraph “b” (fraud) of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

According to the investigation, in September 2020 in the Kibray district of the Tashkent region, he, being a dangerous recidivist, by deceit and breach of trust, acquired money of a victim in amount of US $1000.

After the crime had been committed, the accused persons fled from the preliminary investigation authorities and were declared wanted.

Due to the fact that their whereabouts was established on the territory of the Russian Federation, the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation prepared requests for their extradition.

The decision of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation on extradition of Mr. Muratov and Mr. Makhmudov entered into their legal force.

Special convoy escorted them to Tashkent.

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