Man named Abdullokh died in the building of Chirchik city police department, deputy of the city council, Zhakhongir Tulyaganov said. With reference to received reports, he said that the detainee could have committed suicide, but he also had a broken nose and a cut eyebrow.
He emphasized that every criminal or suspect who has committed a crime must be accountable before the law, and not with his death.
The Tashkent province police department believes that he committed suicide.
According to the department, A. U., 22, was detained as part of a criminal case under Large theft charge and Repeated or dangerous recidivist of the Criminal Code.
Given the fact that he had been previously convicted under Robbery with the use of weapons or other objects used as weapons, he was arrested as a for of preventive measure.
“On December 1, at 2:30 a.m., A. U, who was being held in a pre-trial detention center as part of a criminal case, made a noose from a bedspread, tied it to the iron bars of the cell window and committed suicide,” the report says.
According to the preliminary conclusion of a forensic medical examination, the death of the deceased occurred as a result of mechanical asphyxia caused by compression of the neck with a noose.
The district prosecutor's office is conducting a pre-investigation probe.
The press service of the Human Rights Commissioner Feruza Eshmatova reported that the Ombudsman took control of the situation, taking into account reports of a nose injury and injuries to the body. She is studying the requested documents on this case.