Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Nov 27 /Trend D.Azizov/
Commercial Director of Television and Radio Company (TRC) Oriat Alisher Kholdarov was sentenced to six and a half years in a penal colony for tax evasion, abuse of power and a number of financial irregularities, representative of law-enforcement body of Uzbekistan told Trend on Tuesday.
Two other leaders of the company were also sentenced. Chief accountants were given suspended sentences.
Employees of the radio are charged under articles 184 (tax evasion or other charges), 205 (abuse of power), 209 (forgery), 243 (legalization of proceeds from crime) of the Criminal Code of Uzbekistan.
The investigation lasted for about two years. All prisoners were free until now. They were taken into custody in the courtroom in accordance with the court decision.
Radio stations Oriat FM and Oriat Dono are operating in Tashkent and Tashkent region.