Tag: police
Macedonia 21.04.19 | 11:27

Police officer killed, another badly injured after a driver hit them near Kumanovo

A police officer was killed and a trainee was badly wounded when a slammed into them with his car shortly after midnight. The incident happened on the Kumanovo – Sveti Nikole road. S.J. (40), driving a Mercedes, hit the officers identified as V.C. (37) and trainee A.M. (25). V.C. was killed instantly,...

Macedonia 16.04.19 | 22:14

Police officer quits the force in protest over the imposed name

A police officer announced he is quitting the force, unable to accept the imposed name “North Macedonia”. Saso Zitosanski wrote on his Facebook account that he swore to protect the “sovereignty and territorial integrity of the REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA, not the artificial NORTHERN creation”. Therefore...

Macedonia 13.03.19 | 10:46

Police beats up a family of three over wrongfully parked car

A woman from Skopje claims she was assaulted by the Alfa police squad when she, her father and brother complained when the police impounded her brother’s car. The incident allegedly happened near a kindergarten in the busy downtown Skopje area of Debar Maalo, where the brother was dropping off...

Macedonia 12.03.19 | 13:19

Police officer shoots, injures two men in a village near Tetovo

A police officer from the village of Vejce near Tetovo shot and wounded two men aged 22 and 26. The incident occurred shortly after midnight today. The 25 year old office was off duty when he shot the two, and then reported himself in a Tetovo police station. The two wounded men were initially taken...

Balkans 09.03.19 | 10:23

Istanbul police block Women’s Day march, disperse crowd with tear gas

Police in Istanbul used tear gas to disperse a peaceful crowd of demonstrators who tried to carry out an International Women’s Day march on the city’s pedestrian shopping avenue Istiklal Street on Friday, Turkish media reported. Police earlier in the evening blocked the roads leading to Istiklal...

Macedonia 15.02.19 | 13:54

Claims that Vinica police chief is covering up a drunken car accident caused by his son

Vinica police has been quiet about a traffic accident which allegedly happened six days ago. According to the MKD.mk news site, an internal audit has begun in the case, after claims that the son of the local police chief was involved in a drunken accident and that the case is being covered up. The site...