SOCIETY | 16:13 / 31.12.2021
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Citizen of Uzbekistan suspected of human trafficking detained in New York

A man wanted on suspicion of human trafficking in Uzbekistan has been arrested in the United States through Interpol.

Photo: MIA

During the search operation conducted in cooperation with the Interpol bureaus of the two countries, T.A. was arrested at a border checkpoint in New York.

The detainee has been extradited to Uzbekistan and will now stand trial.

He is suspected of committing a crime under part 3 of Article 135 of the Criminal Code (trafficking in human beings, punishment – 8 to 12 years in prison).

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