Tag: detention
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...

Macedonia 16.07.19 | 00:28

Judge orders a month in detention for Boki 13

The judge ordered a 30 days detention against Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13, following his interrogation late this evening. Earlier, his alleged accompolice Zoran Mileski – Zoki Kicheec, was also ordered into a month long detention in the Sutka prison. The 1TV television owner and reality show...

Macedonia 15.07.19 | 23:34

Boki 13’s accomplice given 30 days detention

A deputy warden in the Sutka prison confirmed that Zoran Mileski – Zoki Kicheec, suspected of being an accomplice for Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13 in the major developing blackmail scandal was ordered 30 days detention. Kicheec was the first of the two to be interrogated today, as the charges...

Macedonia 11.07.19 | 13:40

Mile’s condition gets worse, Appeals Court is silent, the Ombudsman does not answer

Visibly weakened, nervous, exhausted, confused – that’s the condition of Mile Janakieski, who has been on a hunger strike for 13 days in the Sutka prison, his wife Sanja Janakieski and the lawyers testify. Although he does not want us to inform the public about his condition, this no longer...

Macedonia 28.06.19 | 18:18

Detention requested for six of the seven people who were detained this morning

Detention has been requested for six of seven persons suspected of abuse of official position and unethical work in the service, which were arrested this morning with four more, and precautionary measure for one, prosecutor Ivana Trajceva informed. The prosecutor clarified that it was a matter of concluding...

Macedonia 11.06.19 | 11:11

30 days detention for corrupt Public Administration Ministry official who rigged an EU project

Jahi Jahija, the number three official in the Macedonian Ministry for Public Administration and Information Technology, was ordered into a 30 day detention following his arrest on corruption charges. The high level DUI party official is charged with accepting paid trips and 40.000 EUR in bribes from...

Macedonia 18.04.19 | 18:05

Opposition party leader ordered into house arrest for the remainder of the election campaign

Skopje court ordered the leader of the GROM party Stefco Jakimovski to remain in house arrest for additional 30 days. Jakimovski was charged by state prosecutors shortly after he publicly endorsed the opposition candidate Gordana Siljanovska – Davkova for President, and was prevented from participating...

Macedonia 15.03.19 | 22:04

Court orders detention for all 16 defendants in ‘April 27’ case

The Criminal Council of the Skopje Court ordered detention for all 16 defendants in the April 27, 2017 Parliament storming case, who were sentenced Friday to a total of 211 years in prison. Sentences ranging from 7 to 15 years in prison were handed to sixteen of the seventeen defendants.  Opera singer...

Macedonia 13.03.19 | 12:42

Fake testimony used to order detention of former Interior Minister Mitko Cavkov

Saso Dukovski, lawyer to former Interior Minister Mitko Cavkov, says that his client was detained on Monday evening based on an unreliable statement from an alleged friend who claimed that Cavkov plans to leave Macedonia for Greece. The statement alleged that Cavkov owns a house east of Solun/Thessaloniki,...

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