Tuesday, 16, July, 2019

The Samarkand city criminal court today reviewed and upheld the request of the province prosecutor office to arrest Sanat Umarov, accused of Abuse Of Power and Using Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Criminal Code of Uzbekistan.

As already reported, the Kattakurgan police officer Sanat Umarov and others insulted and forced a woman, who was detained for theft, to strip naked. The prosecutor office opened a criminal case against Sanat Umarov, with investigation ongoing.

The Interiorl Ministry announced the sacking of Sanat Umarov and "cleansing" in the law enforcement bodies.

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