DUSHANBE, August 16, 2016, Asia-Plus – Mirhayot Yoqubov, the head of the crisis administration in Tojik Sodirot Bonk (TSB), which is the country’s second largest lender, is accused of assault and battery.

Online news outlet Ozodagon reports that Mirhayot Yoqubov on August 8 beat the head of the TSB department for labor protection, fire safety and civil defense, A.O., in his office in the presence of other employees of the bank and then ordered to lock A.O. in lavatory.

According to Ozodagon , Yoqubov beat A.O. because he had installed bugs in the crisis administration head’s office.

A 62-year-old A.O. is currently in a hospital, Ozodagon reports. 

Recall that Tajik central bank sidelined TSB president and six of his deputies from the bank and installed a temporary crisis administration in mid-May.  

Meanwhile, the National Bank of Tajikistan neither confirmed nor denied this report.