Tag: Mile Janakieski
Macedonia 28.05.21 | 13:03

Janakieski: I am ready to take a polygraph test together with Ninja

I do not know the person Aleksandar Ninja, nor have I ever talked to him, Mile Janakieski itold the court on Friday. He says Ninja made five different statements and that the statement he made was the only evidence against him. That is why I am ready to take a polygraph test together with Ninja over...

Macedonia 29.09.20 | 12:39

Gruevski sentenced to a year and a half in prison, suspended sentence for Janakieski in the “Violence in Centar” case

Former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski was found guilty in the indictment in the “Violence in Centar” case and sentenced to one year and six months in prison, while the court ordered a one-year suspended sentence for the former Minister of Transport and Communications Mile Janakieski. The...

Macedonia 28.09.20 | 13:32

Milanov: If Janakieski had been a close associate of Gruevski, he would not have been wiretapped

Lawyer Elenko Milanov emphasizes that it is strange that the Prosecution in its closing statement changed the indictement in several important elements. In the new indictment, the part that Janakieski was not a member of the party’s EC or a coordinator of Centar’s Central Committee has disappeared. It...

Macedonia 28.09.20 | 13:13

Janakieski’s defense demands that the charges against him be dropped because there is no evidence

Dimitar Dangov, Mile Janakieski’s lawyer, requests that the indictment against him be dropped in the case of the 2013 Municipality of Centar events. The lawyer is convinced that the Prosecution failed to establish guilt for what they are accusing him of. We demand that the indictment be withdrawn...

Macedonia 28.09.20 | 10:22

Mile Janakeski remains only defendant in Centar municipality events as prosecutors withdrew their charges against most of the defendants

With today’s closing statement about the events before the Municipality of Centar in 2013, this case finally ends. To the general surprise, Prosecutor Fatime Fatai on Thursday submitted a brand new indictment in which she dropped the charges against three defendants without presenting additional...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 15:21

The court accepted 22 witnesses of the Prosecution, but none of Janakieski, the judge under pressure to pass a verdict under dictation

The case for the events in front of the Municipality of Centar is coming to an end. The Prosecution will make the closing statement on September 24, followed by that of the defense and then the verdict is expected at the begging of October. What has been seen so far is that for the defendant Mile Janakieski...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 14:21

VMRO-DPMNE officially confirmed that Janakieski was not a member of the party’s EC in 2013

Mile Janakieski, the defendant in the “Centar incidents” case today in court read a letter from his lawyer Dangov to VMRO-DPMNE. In it, the party confirms that Janakieski was not a member of the Executive Committee of the party nor a coordinator of the Municipal Committee in Centar. This...

Macedonia 17.09.20 | 12:17

Court does not accept a recording featuring a conversation between Janakieski and Gruevski

The court today did not accept a new recording featuring a conversation between former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and Mile Janakieski, which could have given a new picture of the Centar events. As the lawyer Elenko Milanov said, the recording is from 1.6.2013, and Gruevski requests that a meeting...

Macedonia 14.09.20 | 11:50

Janakieski’s lawyers in “Centar Violence” case: We have limited confidence in fair legal proceedings

There have been many procedural violations in the “Violence in the Municipality of Centar” case during the main hearing which leads to a situation in which we really believe that this case is politicized by initiating an indictment through the former SPO, as such with all known developments...

Macedonia 09.09.20 | 13:31

Janakieski has been in detention for 15 months in relation to “Spanish Steps” case, trial has not started yet

Former Minister of Transport Mile Janakeski has been in detention for 15 months in relation to the “Spanish Steps” case which has not yet started. At the last hearing due to fever of one of the defendants the case was postponed to September 25. Although the case trial were to start in the...

Macedonia 10.03.20 | 10:15

Janakieski urges Joveski to withdraw the indictment and open new investigation

Mile Janakieski, who made Monday an opening statement in the case involving the “April 27” events, called on Prosecutor Ljubomir Joveski to look at his statement and the indictment. He hopes that Joveski will be able to withdraw the charges and open a new investigation. By interrogating the...

Macedonia 26.02.20 | 13:18

“April 27” defendants plead not guilty, say it is political persecution

The four defendants in the “April 27” case pleaded not guilty at Wednesday’s hearing, saying that the indictment was typical political persecution. Former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski said this was an order by the executive power to influence voting on constitutional changes. I...

Macedonia 15.01.20 | 15:00

Mile Janakieski: I do not know why you are rushing to reach verdict in TNT, the case reaches statute of limitations in 11 years

At today’s hearing in the TNT case, prosecutor Burim Rustemi, to everyone’s surprise, demanded that the trial against former Mayor Toni Trajkovski be separated from the rest of the defendants. Rustemi justified this by saying that Trajkovski was in poor health. I consider that due to the...

Macedonia 20.12.19 | 14:26

TNT case: Lawyers react to the short time for inspection of 20,000-page material for Janakieski

Defendants in the “TNT” case react that they are given too little time to inspect the materials. They explain that they need to inspect an extensive material of 20,000 pages in just a few hours. They appealed to the judge handling the case for failing to close it for two years and now asks...

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 09.07.19 | 22:40

Janakieski in stable condition, returned to Sutka prison

Former Minister of Transport and Communications Mile Janakieski, who was taken Tuesday evening to the “September 8” hospital has been returned to the Sutka prison, the prison warden, Esad Rahik told Republika. Janakieski was taken for examination after he complained of abdominal pain and...

Macedonia 09.07.19 | 21:51

Mile Janakieski taken to “September 8” hospital after getting sick

Mile Janakieski was taken to the “September 8” hospital for examination, Alsat-M reported. Unofficially, the former minister complained of abdominal pain and nausea, and therefore the prison police from the Shutka prison took him for examination. It is the twelfth days as Janakieski is on...

Macedonia 01.07.19 | 12:52

Police detained Janakieski on Friday, today they look for him at his home

For Monday’s hearing in a case which Mile Janakievski was to attend, the court issued an order to be brought to court from his home, where until a few days ago he was in house arrest. But, according to recent developments and new detentions, Janakieski is currently in custody in the Shutka prison,...

Macedonia 27.02.19 | 11:16

The truth about the attack on Janakieski and Ristovski in the Shutka prison

A video has been released on YouTube, showing the entire chronology of the incidents in the Shutka prison, in which former ministers Mile Jakimoski and Spiro Ristoski were attacked and injured. February 21, THURSDAY – The evening following the attacks on Ristovski and Janakieski, SDSM came out...

Macedonia 26.02.19 | 12:43

Numerous omissions and disciplinary procedures for at least 11 employees at the Shutka prison

At least 11 people employed at the investigative prison “Skopje” will be held accountable for omissions, which led to two separate incidents with former Ministers Mile Janakieski and Spiro Ristovski. Accountability will be required from employees in the security service, but also from the...

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