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Photo: Uzbekistan detains Tashkent customs officials on bribery charges
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1 October 2014, 15:13

Uzbekistan detains Tashkent customs officials on bribery charges

The management of the customs office of Uzbekistan’s Tashkent province were detained on charges of bribery, a representative of Uzbek law enforcement bodies told Trend Oct. 1. He said Uzbekistan’s special services arrested several senior employees of the management of Tashkent Province State Customs Committee (SCC) on suspicion of bribery. The head of the province’s customs committee, Colonel of Customs Service Sirojiddin Gulamov and four of his employees are being charged under several...