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Press Release

EULEX and KP Joint Press release on the organised crime operation

17 April 2012

A Joint Investigation Team of EULEX Police Organised Crime Investigation Unit and Kosovo Police Department of Organised Crime successfully conducted on 17 April 2012 a search operation in two locations in the wider Prizren region.

Two suspects were arrested in Ferizaj/Urosevac and Gllogoc/Glogovac on charges of organised crime and smuggling of migrants. The searches and arrests were ordered by a EULEX Pre-Trial Judge of the District Court of Prizren.

The operation was overseen by a EULEX Prosecutor of the Special Prosecution Office and is part of an international joint police operation against a transnational organised crime group.

An additional sixteen searches were conducted by police in Croatia and Slovenia, also resulting in several arrests.