15:02 / 08.02.2023

Police detain Bukhara resident illegally sending Uzbeks to the USA

The detainee was a member of a criminal group that was engaged in the illegal sending of citizens of Uzbekistan to the USA through the EU countries and Mexico.

Photo: UzA

Samarkand region police detained a man who was illegally sending Uzbeks to the USA.

According to the police, the detainee is a resident of Bukhara, born in 1995. 

He demanded $15,000 from his next client, a Samarkand resident, for his services. The man was caught red-handed while receiving $3,000 as an advance payment.

Currently, a criminal case has been initiated against the man under the relevant articles of the Criminal Code, and an investigation is underway.