Tuesday, 16, July, 2019

Said-Abdulaziz Yusupov, director of the Fund for the Support and Development of Independent Print Media and News Agencies, was arrested on May 10 for serious fraud, the General Prosecutor’s Office of Uzbekistan said.

As the Prosecutor General’s Office notes, Yusupov had already been sentenced under this charge in 2018.

He reportedly impersonated to be an officer of the State Security Service and took bribes from individuals.

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