Tag: detention
Macedonia 16.04.21 | 19:23

Court releases Zaev’s top adviser Dragi Raskovski into house arrest

Dragi Raskovski, Zoran Zaev’s influential ex-adviser, was ordered into house arrest by the Skopje court his afternoon. Raskovski was arrested this morning and questioned before the judge in the case in which he is charged with arranging purchases of software he developed by the Government for a...

Macedonia 08.04.21 | 09:32

Six detained over the “passports for criminals” scandal

Six suspects, including Interior Ministry clerks, were ordered into detention for a month after they were arrested for issuing passports to high level regional criminals. Another two regional mobsters were given Macedonian passports by the Zaev regime The scandal was revealed by the opposition VMRO-DPMNE...

Macedonia 16.03.21 | 22:19

Court orders Jordan Kamcev to remain in detention

The Skopje court rejected an appeal from businessman Jordan Orce Kamcev and ordered him to remain in detention for 30 days. Kamcev is charged in one of the numerous politically motivated cases the Zaev regime instigated against former officials of the VMRO-DPMNE party. He was arrested allegedly because...

Macedonia 14.03.21 | 16:12

Court orders 30 days detention for Orce Kamcev

The Skopje court ordered 30 days detention for businessman Jordan Orce Kamcev, who is being charged by the Zaev regime for allegedly purchasing land on Mt. Vodno on behalf of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party. Kamcev was arrested this morning, after prosecutors alleged that he was planning to escape. The...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 15:52

The court will re-examine Mijalkov’s detention order in 60 days

After the sentencing of former secret police chief Saso Mijalkov, judge Dzeneta Begovic decided that his detention can be re-examined in two months. Mijalkov will now spend at least 60 days in the Sutka prison. His escape to Serbia over the weekend greatly contributed to the detention order. Mijalkov...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 12:14

Prosecution demands that Mijalkov is sent into detention

The prosecution asked that Saso Mijalkov is ordered from house arrest into detention, after he was given a 12 years prison sentence today. Mijalkov fled the country briefly over the weekend, in an apparent deal with the Zaev regime, but returned under international pressure. The prosecution did not cite...

Macedonia 05.02.21 | 16:45

Court orders detention for the administrators of a Telegram group used to share underage porn

The Skopje court informed that it has approved the request from prosecutor, and ordered 30 days detention for the two administrators of a Telegram group where nude pictures of underage girls were shared. The large group, with over 5,000 members, was used to dox and harass girls and women, with members...

Macedonia 20.08.20 | 19:18

Ohrid court orders detention for the untouchable DUI party boss Nefi Useini

The Ohrid courrt ordered detention for the powerful local DUI party boss Nefi Useini after he was filmed beating a local man over a property dispute with the butt of his pistol. DUI party boss in Ohrid pistol whipped a citizen in front of his son The latest violent incident involving the untouchable...

Macedonia 06.02.20 | 10:22

Ten more days of house arrest for actress involved in the huge cocaine shipment intercepted off the coast of Spain

A Skopje judge ordered actress and political activist Silvija Stojanovska to remain in house arrest for 10 more days, following charges that she was involved in organizing a major transport of cocaine to the United Kingdom. The shocking arrest came in December, when it was revealed that her partner Voislav...

Macedonia 16.01.20 | 16:53

Actress Silvija Stojanovska, charged with helping a huge cocaine submarine transport to the UK, ordered to remain in house arrest

The Skopje court extended the house arrest order against actress Silvija Stojanovska, who is charged with a huge transport of cocaine from Columbia to the United Kingdom, using a submarine. Stojanovska was arrested almost a month ago and ordered into house arrest, while her partner Voislav Budisavlevic...

Macedonia 30.12.19 | 22:55

Appeals Court refuses Boki 13’s request to be released into house arrest

The Skopje Appeals Court rejected the request from the defense team representing Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13 for his release from detention. Boki 13 is the last of the three main suspects in the major racketeering case who is still in prison. Former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva and the third...

Macedonia 10.12.19 | 15:54

Court releases the last of the dozen people suspected with the Alexander Palace hotel attack

The last of the 12 people arrested over the weekend in connection with last week’s mafia style attack in the Alexander Palace hotel was released. The prosecutors demanded detention for only of the dozen of suspects arrested in a series of raids in Skopje’s largely Albanian districts. Even...

Macedonia 03.10.19 | 10:16

Boki 13 to request his detention to be lifted at Court of Appeal

The first suspect in the “Racket” case Bojan Jovanovski will request Thursday his detention to be lifted at a public hearing in the Court of Appeal. The appellate judges will decide on Boki’s appeal after earlier the Criminal Court extended his detention for another 30 days. At a public...

Macedonia 01.10.19 | 13:54

Appeals Court orders that Janeva must remain in detention

The Appeals Court ordered that disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva should remain in detention for at least 30 more days. Janeva appealed the detention order before the Appeals Court and offered her property as bail, but the judges found that she is a flight risk. Her defense team insists...

Macedonia 18.09.19 | 15:42

Janeva will remain in detention for additional 30 days

A Skopje court ordered that disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva will remain in detention for additional 30 days. Janeva’s defense team pledged her property as guarantee that she will remain in the country if she were to be released or sent into house arrest. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev...

Macedonia 18.09.19 | 10:24

Prosecutor Ruskoska demands additional 30 days detention for Katica Janeva

Organized crime prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska asked the courts to order additional 30 days in detention for disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, who is charged with abusing her office to extort millions from businessmen she was prosecuting. Ruskoska cites the danger of Janeva fleeing the country,...

Macedonia 13.09.19 | 10:41

Boki 13 given additional 30 days detention

A Skopje court ordered the controversial showman Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13 into another 30 days detention. This is the third such detention order for Boki 13, whose arrest in mid July kicked off the major racketeering scandal. Boki 13 is charged with extorting 1.5 million EUR from businessman...

Macedonia 21.08.19 | 21:14

Katica Janeva goes to Sutka prison

After several hours of questioning, the Criminal Court has ordered a 30-day detention for Katica Janeva as a third suspect in the “Racket” case. She has the right to appeal through her lawyers to the criminal council. The Prosecutor’s Office for prosecution of organized crime and corruption...

Macedonia 13.08.19 | 16:27

Court orders Boki 13 and his accomplice to remain in detention for another month

The court ordered additional 30 days detention for Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13 and Zoran Mileski – Zoki Kicheec, the only defendants in the massive corruption scandal that has shaken Macedonia. The two were arrested nearly a month ago, on the suspicion that they extorted 1.5 million EUR from...

Macedonia 17.07.19 | 12:19

VMRO-DPMNE demands that Katica Janeva is detained before she destroys evidence of her ties to the top of the SDSM party

VMRO-DPMNE demands to know why outgoing Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva hasn’t been detained yet, given that she is in a position to greatly influence the on-going investigation in the Boki 13 racketeering case. The opposition party also demands that prosecutors publish the names of the two high...

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