“A group of organizers of mass riots and people who actively resisted law enforcement agencies were detained.

Investigative actions are now underway against them, ”RIA Novosti quotes a joint statement by the parliament, government and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the republic.

All detainees will be held accountable in accordance with applicable law.

It is noted that the provocateurs made an attempt to seize state institutions and "split society, destabilize the socio-political situation in Uzbekistan."

Earlier it was reported that the police had to be involved in Karakalpakstan due to a protest demonstration in Nukus.

Currently, public order has been restored on the spot, explanatory work is being carried out with citizens in order to inadmissibly violate the law.