Tag: arrest
Macedonia 07.04.21 | 12:26

Macedonian citizen sought for serious crimes detained in Hamburg

German police in Hamburg detained a Macedonian citizen who was sought for a number of crimes including robbery, fraud and forgery. The man, identified only as K.D., is sentenced to 17 years in prison. Macedonian police coordinated with the German security services to secure his arrest.

Macedonia 14.03.21 | 12:03

Police arrests Jordan Kamcev, the businessman who brought down Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva

Businessman Jordan Orce Kamcev was arrested today, the Fokus news site reported. One of the richest Macedonians was the target of extortion in the major Racket scandal, and his actions to detail the extortion brought down Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva and badly implicated the Zaev regime in her criminal...

Macedonia 22.02.21 | 09:04

Arrest warrant issued for Saso Mijalkov, as the police are unable to locate him

The police is looking for Saso Mijalkov, former head of the UBK security service, after the court ordered him into house arrest. The powerful former official and businessman, who held his office during Nikola Gruevski’s terms as Prime Minister, was charged by the Zaev regime in numerous criminal...

Macedonia 19.02.21 | 17:26

Man from Veles died in police custody after a mask violation arrest

A 60 year old man from Veles died in police custody yesterday after being detained for not wearing a mask. Police officers claim that they were identifying the man and were about to cite him for walking without a mask, when he grabbed his identity card from their hands and tried to run. The officers...

Macedonia 17.02.21 | 15:23

Serbian police arrests Albanian national from Macedonia with one kilo of gold on his neck

An Albanian national from Macedonia with one kilogram of gold on his neck was arrested at the Batrovci border crossing on the Croatian-Serbian border. The price of the gold he wanted to bring home is worth around 30,000 euros. He was caught on a bus leaving Italy. The Albanian national is 32 years old...

Macedonia 01.02.21 | 16:47

Man from Skopje arrested for trying to extort 1,500 EUR from a woman using her nude pictures

A 28 year old man from Skopje is charged with trying to extort 1,500 EUR from a woman and threatening to publish her nude photographs and videos. The woman reported the blackmail to the police and the man was apprehended in a Skopje cafe on Sunday, moments after receiving marked 500 EUR from the woman....

Macedonia 05.01.21 | 23:06

Police arrested dozen citizens gathered to celebrate Badnik eve near Skopje

Pоlice officers detainеd a dozen citizens from the village of Orman near Skopje, because they dared to set alight a Badnik fire. Traditionally large fires are stoked on the eve of Badnik – the day before Christmas according to the Julian calendar – and entire villages and neighborhoods...

Macedonia 04.01.21 | 19:23

Police officers had to fire warning shots during an arrest in Strumica

Police officers were forced to fire warning shots in Strumica yesterday evening, during the arrest of a 32 year old man. The man, identified as S.M., resisted arrest for several prior crimes, and was joined by a group of others who assaulted the officers. During the attack in which blunt objects were...

Macedonia 19.10.20 | 11:11

Man arrested for money laundering through Vodno real-estate deals

A person was arrested this morning on the charge of money laundering involving real-estate in Skopje’s posh Mt. Vodno district. Unofficially it is reported that the man is identified as R.N. by the police, and that he was involved in overpriced trading with land on Vodno. Prosecutors are expected...

Macedonia 05.10.20 | 14:28

Man from Skopje arrested for filming police officers who fined him for not wearing a mask in his car

A 52 year old man from Skopje was arrested on the Gostivar – Kicevo road yesterday morning, when he tried to record the police officers who stopped to cite him for a traffic accident. Police said that the man, identified as N.S. was cited because he and the several passengers in the car were not...

Macedonia 12.08.20 | 10:48

Employee in the Demir Kapija asylum arrested after indecently touching a female patient

An employee at the Demir Kapija asylum for the disabled was arrested after he was seen touching and kissing a female patient. The incident was reported two days ago. Police identified the employee as 51 year old B.A., who has been detained and is being charged. The asylum is meant for patients with serious...

Macedonia 15.07.20 | 19:14

Woman detained after trying to vote with a mask emblazoned with the Star of Kutles

A woman from Skopje’s municipality of Aerodrom was removed from her polling station and briefly detained by the police after she tried to vote wearing a face mask emblazoned with the Star of Kutles/Vergina, Macedonia’s original symbol. She posted a video online, showing the arrest, after...

Macedonia 15.07.20 | 15:58

Butel voter arrested after photographing the ballot

Officers arrested a voter in Skopje’s municipality of Butel, who tried to photograph his ballot after voting. That practice is strictly forbidden, as it can be used by political parties to pressure voters into proving who they voted for. After observers noted that the voter is taking pictures of...

Macedonia 30.06.20 | 13:40

Video reveals illegal show of force during a riot police raid ordered by Zaev’s former bodyguard

A video sent anonymously to Republika reveals gross abuse of the police during the arrest of several officers, allegedly for refusing to honor social distancing. The arrests were made in the village of Kuklica, near Kratovo, in early June. Seven off duty officers who were gathered in the home of one...

Macedonia 23.05.20 | 11:14

Officers arrest 28 citizens who were outside during the curfew without a permit

Police officers arrested 28 citizens who were violating the evening curfew order, and 24 more were given warnings after they were found outside without a permit. The curfew begins at 19h on Saturday as well, while on Sunday, because of the Eid/Ramadan Bajram Muslim holiday, it will begin at 11h. Officers...

Macedonia 10.05.20 | 11:09

Police arrests 42 citizens for violating the curfew

Police officers have detained 42 citizens overnight for violating the coronavirus curfew. They were found outside after 19h, without a permit Another 13 citizens were also violating the curfew, and were released with a warning. The Interior Ministry said that it has also issued orders for mandatory self-isolation...

Macedonia 07.05.20 | 11:30

Police officers detain 29 citizens who were violating the curfew

A total of 29 people were arrested overnight for violating the evening curfew. Police officers additionally issued warnings, but did not detain, 11 people who were also out without a permit past 19h. Mandatory controls among citizens who are ordered to remain at home in self-isolation did not lead to...

Macedonia 28.04.20 | 10:34

Police arrests man who publicly insulted female family members of Zoran Zaev and Stevo Pendarovski

Police officers arrested a man who staged a loud protest in front of the Macedonian Parliament today. The man, identified only as H.J., was filmed standing on a car delivering a lengthy rant in which he mentioned female family members of Zoran Zaev and Stevo Pendarovski. Пуштај короната...

Macedonia 28.04.20 | 10:28

Police arrests 42 citizens violating the curfew as the Government disputes how extensive the coming weekend lockdown should be

Police officers arrested 42 citizens who were found outside without a permit during the evening curfew that starts at 19h. Meanwhile, the Government is set to meet today and discuss whether how extensive should the May Day lockdown be. Some in the Government are calling for a nearly four day long lockdown...

Macedonia 26.04.20 | 11:03

Epidemic: 55 citizens arrested for violating the curfew

Police officers arrested 55 citizens who were violating the curfew over the past 24 hours, and 16 more were let go with a warning. The weekend curfew began on Saturday evening and will last until Monday morning. During the checks conducted at the homes of citizens who are ordered to remain in self-isolation,...

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