The Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan refuted the information that $ 1,2 billion was transferred to the state from the daughter of former President Islam Karimov Gulnara Karimova.
Now she is serving a sentence in a women's prison in Tashkent region on charges of economic crimes. The statement of the Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan was published on the official department page on Facebook.
"During the last year and in the first half of the current year, the budget did not receive incomes on the above amount", - says in the statement.
Besides, the information that $ 1,2 billion from Gulnara Karimova was transferred to the state’s account appeared on June 23 of this year, when a message appeared on Gulnarakarimovaupdates on Instagram (which is currently not available) on behalf of the daughter of the former president. In the text, he thanks those who showed sympathy for her position and apologizes to the people.
In addition, according to the Uzbek prosecutor's office, in August 2015, she was sentenced to five years in prison on charges of extortion and tax evasion.