On January 23, at 1:50 AM in Chirakchi’s Langar village in Kashkadarya province, the 32-year-old Yu.A. died in the local police department.
The man was detained by police officers on suspicion of cattle theft. As the relatives of the deceased recounted, he was engaged in buying and selling livestock in the market. His brother Shukhrat Abdurakhmanov, according of the prosecutor's office, said that two police officers were arrested on suspicion of murder.
According to the Kashkadarya province prosecutor's office, a criminal case has been opened against officers of Chirokchi police department, who are now facing abuse of power or official authority charge.
The details of the criminal case will not be disclosed before the investigation is complete, the prosecutor’s office said.