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Extensive anti-corruption operation in Kosovo, 8 people end up in police custody

Extensive anti-corruption operation in Kosovo, 8 people end up in police custody

A large action has attracted the attention of the public in Kosovo and beyond. The Chief State Prosecutor, Aleksandër Lumezi, in a press conference organized yesterday, clarified yesterday that the arrest of eight police officers has taken place. Lumezi explained that two of the arrested are women, while one belongs to the Serb community in Kosovo. The Chief Prosecutor went on to clarify the details of the operation. According to him, 9 mobile phones, a car and some documents were seized. "8 officials have been arrested, two women and a member of the Serb community. We have sent a clear message to all members of criminal groups that sooner or later they will face justice. "We will make efforts to protect all citizens from illegal prosecution and investigations," he said. In the action of the Police in cooperation with the Police Inspectorate of Kosovo (PIK) were arrested police officers suspected of criminal offenses 'Abuse of official position or authority', according to Article 414 of the CCRK, 'Ill-treatment in the exercise of duty or public authority' 'article 195,' Exercising influence 'article 424, as well as' Unauthorized purchase, possession, distribution and sale of narcotic substances' according to article 267 ”. Lumezi further indicated that investigations into the matter began about a year ago. "In cooperation with the inspectorate and the Kosovo Police, we have implemented investigation and surveillance measures, and based on the information, wiretaps, we have come to the conclusion that some people should be investigated for their illegal actions. Arrested for criminal offenses: abuse of office, for ill-treatment in the line of duty, exercise and influence, etc. "Several locations have been raided: 9 mobile phones, a car and some documents which will serve us", said Lumezi, among others. The Chief Prosecutor added that the Prosecution was initially conducting wiretaps against several other persons for another criminal offense, where along the way they received information that a police officer was involved. "As for today's case, here we started through wiretapping,

Statement of the Director of Police

The director of the Police, Samedin Mehmeti, also stated about the event and said that the Kosovo Police remains committed to enforcing the law. "The investigations that have been done are investigations that have resulted in certain evidence that will be processed in the coming days. "We are committed that together we fight every negative phenomenon", said Mehmeti. He stressed that the investigations have been complex and have required a longer time. According to him, it is important that they are ready to fight crime both inside the organization and outside it. "We are open for cooperation and we will continue with such actions either inside the Police or outside it… When we make investigations we do not see if it is a high structure or not", said Mehmeti. Even the American ambassador Philip Kosnett, without speaking about the arrests, congratulating the Police Inspectorate, Kosovo Police and the Prosecution for the arrest of eight police officers suspected of various criminal offenses. "No one should be above the law. Today, thanks to a citizen, the Police Inspectorate has arrested eight police officers. "This came as a result of a year-long investigation and cooperative work by the Police Inspectorate, Kosovo Police and the Prosecution", Kosnett wrote. Kosnett said it is encouraging to see Kosovo institutions acting on a citizen's report and holding police officers accountable. The ambassador called for all crimes to be reported, as well as police violence. The Police Inspectorate has arrested eight police officers. "This came as a result of a year-long investigation and cooperative work by the Police Inspectorate, Kosovo Police and the Prosecution", Kosnett wrote. Kosnett said it is encouraging to see Kosovo institutions acting on a citizen's report and holding police officers accountable. The ambassador called for all crimes to be reported, as well as police violence. The Police Inspectorate has arrested eight police officers. "This came as a result of a year-long investigation and cooperative work by the Police Inspectorate, Kosovo Police and the Prosecution", wrote Kosnett. Kosnett said it is encouraging to see Kosovo institutions acting on a citizen's report and holding police officers accountable. The ambassador called for all crimes to be reported, as well as police violence.

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