13:59 / 10.03.2022
Assistant khokim detained in Surkhandarya for taking 5.5 million soums in bribe

The SSS arrested an assistant khokim who promised to help a citizen acquire 0.60 hectares of land in the khokimiyat’s reserve.

Photo: Investigation Department

Assistant khokim of the Jarqurgan district, Surkhandarya region, B.Kh. was caught with material evidence when he fraudulently received 5.5 million soums from a citizen.

It turned out that citizen A.M. wanted to acquire a land plot in the Yangiabad mahalla of the district through the khokimiyat for entrepreneurship.

Assistant khokim B.Kh. demanded 5,500,000 soums from the citizen in exchange for assisting him in winning a tender that would give him the right to build a stadium and a sports complex in the mahalla.