15:12 / 28.12.2021

Individuals who bought an apartment for fake dollars detained in Tashkent 

On August 5, 2021, citizen Kh.T. and Abror, who gained the trust of citizen J.R., promised to buy his apartment located in the Markaz-5 district of Tashkent for $40,000.

Photo: Kun.uz

According to the Combating Organized Crime Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, they notarized the apartment under their name by presenting 4 packs of counterfeit $100 bills ($39.6 thousand counterfeit, $400 genuine).

On that day, Kh.T. along with his accomplice, Abror, illegally entered the home of J.R. with a handgun in order to seize 496 counterfeit, 4 genuine $100 bills and apartment documents given to J.R., the wrongdoers beat and threatened him. They inflicted bodily harm on J.R. by demanding the handover of counterfeit money and house documents.

Criminal proceedings have been instituted against Abror under Article 164-3 (Paragraph “c”), Article 168-4 (Paragraph “a”) and Article 176-3 (Paragraph “a”) of the Criminal Code.

During the investigation carried out by officers of the MIA Combating Organized Crime Department, SSS and Tashkent city DIA, on November 17, 2021, it was identified that a person named “Abror” (born in 1995), was Kh.A., a resident of the Narpay district of Samarkand region. He was detained at the “Gishtkuprik” customs post in Tashkent district and placed in the MIA temporary detention facility.

The case is being investigated by the MIA Investigation Department.