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Indictment confirmed against Bukoshi and partially against Tolaj

10 October 2012, Pristina

EULEX judge partially confirmed the indictment against Ilir Tolaj, former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Bujar Bukoshi, former Minister of health and six other defendants for several corruption related offences.

The judge confirmed all of the items under the charge of abuse of official position or authority in the indictment, except for three items against Ismet Hyseni and one against Basri Asllani.

The indictment was confirmed for the charges of attempt of abuse of official position or authority, mistreatment in exercising duties, accepting bribes, tax evasion and obstruction of evidence.

The indictment was dismissed for the charges of misuse of economic authorization, entering into harmful contracts, issuing unlawful judicial decisions.

The case is being prosecuted by a EULEX prosecutor from the Special Prosecution Office of Kosovo (SPRK).

Please find the summary of the ruling in English here.