Komunikata për Shtyp

Komunikata për Shtyp

Indictment filed in election fraud case

10 shkurt 2012

10 February 2012

A EULEX prosecutor from the Prishtinë/Priština District has today filed an indictment against an individual at the Municipal Court of Gllogoc/Glogovac.

The individual has been charged Election Fraud in violation with article 180 of Criminal Code of Kosovo, punishable by imprisonment of between six months and five years.

On 12.12.2010, allegedly during the hours of voting, the individual entered the polling station in Krajkove village and put about 150 ballot papers into the voting box, an incident which was allegedly observed by an election monitor.

Considering the number of ballot papers that the individual allegedly put into the box, he has been accused of falsifying the results of the elections.

The results of the elections in the mentioned polling station were annulled by the Election Complaints and Appeals Panel, by its decision dated 16.12.2010and new elections were arranged by the Central Election Commission. Thus, the individual is accused of damaging the Kosovo budget.