In the Akkurgan district of the Tashkent region, the deputy khokim, the head of the district department for mahalla and family affairs, has been detained.
As the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office said, the deputy khokim of the Akkurgan district – the head of the department for mahalla and family affairs, as well as the chief accountant of the “Mahalla” Fund, embezzled the charitable funds in the amount of 109.2 million soums, which were received by the “Mahalla” and “Sakhovat va kumak” (“Generosity and assistance”) Funds. Fraudsters spent the money on their own needs.
In addition, they plundered 44 million soums received by the “Sakhovat va kumak” Fund this year.
On May 16, the Department for Combating Economic Crimes opened a criminal case under Article 167 (theft by embezzlement) of the Criminal Code.
Investigative actions are underway.