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Press Release

Search operation into a corruption case

17 April 2013

This morning the Kosovo Police, assisted by the EULEX Police, conducted a search operation at the residence of the former Chief of Cabinet of the Ministry of Transport and Post-Telecommunication. During the searches the police confiscated documents, an unlicensed automatic gun, and a licensed hand gun.

The search, which has been concluded, is part of an investigation into corruption related charges, including:

  • Organised Crime, contrary to the Article 274 of Criminal Code of Kosovo (CCK)
  • Entering Into Harmful Contracts, contrary to the Article 237 of CCK
  • Misappropriation in Office, contrary to the Article 340 of CCK
  • Abuse of Official Position, contrary to the Article 422 of CCK, and
  • Accepting Bribes, contrary to the Article 343 of CCK

The case is being investigated by a EULEX Special Prosecutor of Kosovo Special Prosecution Office (SPRK)