14:51 / 08.02.2022
Ex-employee of Toshkentshakhargaz supply detained while receiving $1.5 thousand in bribe

He committed fraud by entering false information into the organization’s service certificate.

Photo: PGO press service

In Tashkent, a former employee of the Tashkentshakhargaz supply company was detained while fraudulently receiving about 17 million soums from a citizen, the PGO information service reported.

It turned out that the former employee B.N. entered false information in the service certificate of the organization, he promised citizen A. to prepare project documents for connection to the natural gas network when starting a family business. He was caught with material evidence when he received 16.5 million soums in return.

On this fact, a criminal case has been initiated under Articles 168 (fraud), 211 (bribery) and 228 (production, forgery, sale or use of documents, stamps, seals, forms) of the Criminal Code. An investigation is underway.