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Police detain extortionists in Jalal-Abad region

Police officers neutralized a criminal group engaged in extortion and robbery in Jalal-Abad region. The press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported.

Earlier, the police received a statement that unknown men extorted 100,000 soms from a man and hijacked his VAZ vehicle. A criminal case was opened on the fact.

«The police detained the extortionists. About 14 grams of hashish were found in the house of one of the suspects, 23-year-old K.E., during a search. According to the criminal police, he was the leader of a criminal group. Employees of the Department of Internal Affairs detained three more members of the group. All of them are registered with the Ministry of Internal Affairs,» the Interior Ministry said.