14:02 / 20.08.2020
Karakalpakstan MIA issues official statement on death of a man in Turtkul who fell into a coma in police department and later died

The district prosecutor’s office is investigating the case.

Recently, social networks have disseminated reports about a man, who fell into a coma and died in the Turtkul district DIA. The information service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Karakalpakstan commented on the situation.

It was noted that on July 26 at about 16:30 the Turtkul district DIA was reported about a quarrel in one of the apartments in the Yangiobod mahalla of the Turtkul district.

In accordance with the report, the regional prevention inspectors Lieutenant M. Jumaniyazov and Lieutenant M. Jabbarbergenov arrived at the scene.

A local resident S.I. was found to be disturbing the peace of the family, being intoxicated. He had bodily injuries, was taken to the district medical association to provide emergency medical care. The patient underwent a medical examination. According to the initial diagnosis, citizen S.I. was in a state of intoxication, had scratches on the lower part of both legs, and bruised wounds on his face.

After that, S.I. was brought to the service room of the prophylactic inspector. While the relevant documents were being drawn up, he felt sick. Paramedics arrived and took the citizen to the district medical association for medical treatment under the supervision of his wife Ch.Kh. He had high blood pressure.

Citizen S.I. underwent a medical examination and was discharged at about 18:30. The next day, on the morning of July 27, he was taken to the district medical association by his family members due to unconsciousness and the situation was reported to the district police department.

On August 11, 2020, despite the efforts of doctors, citizen S.I. died, not coming out of a coma in the intensive care unit of the district medical association.

The Turtkul district prosecutor’s office is currently investigating the case.

“We ask social network users to verify the authenticity of information and then disclose it to the public, not to spread false reports,” the statement reads.