Shavkat Mirziyoev Photo: Alexei Druzhinin / RIA Novosti
The President of Uzbekistan Mirziyoev Shavkat announced the change of leadership in the Prosecutor’s office of the Republic. Reports about it “Sputnik Uzbekistan”.
It is reported that the attorney General Otabek Murodov dismissed in connection with allegations of bribery. His place was taken Nigmatilla Yuldashev. The President demanded that the Yuldashev to “restore order” in the Affairs of the Prosecutor’s office, otherwise promising to lay off 60 percent of staff members.
Against Murodova is a criminal case. Mirziyoev said that the former attorney General had taken bribe of “50 or 100 thousand dollars”.
Otabek Murodov occupied the post of General Prosecutor of Uzbekistan from January 2018. His predecessor, Rashid Kadyrov, was detained in late February 2018. Against it criminal case about bribery, extortion and abuse of office. The trial began in January 2019, it is closed.
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