Tag: useini
Macedonia 03.09.20 | 17:08

Useini brothers denied bail, their company denies digging sand directly out of lake Ohrid

The court in Ohrid ordered local DUI party boss Nefi Useini and his brother into detention for 30 days, after the Bitola Appeals Court rejected their bail offer. The two are charged in the beating of local man Spiro Topaloski, and allegedly drew a gun on his 14 year old son because of a land dispute....

Macedonia 25.08.20 | 15:38

Fleeing from the police didn’t stop notorious DUI official from starting a new business

While Ohrid police is still reportedly looking for local strongman Nefi Useini, he casually opened a new company in Bitola. The head of the DUI party branch in Ohrid is charged with assault after reportedly beating a citizen with a gun in a land dispute. The attacked man later changed his story and denied...

Macedonia 22.08.20 | 08:39

Victim now denies claim that powerful DUI boss pulled a gun on his son, says he imagined the whole thing

Spiro Topaloski, a man from Ohrid who claimed that the powerful local DUI party boss Nefi Useini pistol whipped him and pulled a gun on his 14 year old son, changed his statement. He now claims that he’s good friends with Useini and that he just imagined seeing a gun aimed at his son. After years...

Macedonia 21.08.20 | 10:55

Ohrid police still can’t find local DUI party boss Nefi Useini after he pistol whipped a citizen

Ohrid police is still unable to locate the notorious DUI party member of the Ohrid city council Nefi Useini. The local party boss who has ramped up an impressive list of incidents over the past few years, is sought after he, his brother and companions pulled guns on a local citizen and his 14 year old...

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 18.08.20 | 21:27

DUI party boss in Ohrid pistol whipped a citizen in front of his son

An Ohrid citizen accused the powerful local boss of the DUI party Nefi Useini of pistol whipping him in front of his son and of pointing the gun at the boy. Spire Topaloski spoke to local Ohrid media about the incident which he says broke out over the house he is building in Raca, a mixed lakeside district...

Macedonia 10.07.20 | 18:33

As fight between DUI and SDSM heats up, powerful Ohrid DUI boss pays the price

Municipal workers in Ohrid began to demolish the concrete plant built by the powerful local DUI party boss Nefi Useini, in a protected area near the lake. Useini defied municipal authorities for years, engaging in illegal construction near the lake, as well as in the heart of the city – a pizza...

Macedonia 20.09.19 | 13:07

After being pressured by UNESCO, Ohrid authorities demolish a house being built without a permit

Ohrid city authorities began to demolish a house that was unlawfully being built in the north-eastern part of the city, allegedly by a company owned by notorious local DUI party official Nefi Useini. The city was called out for its inability to tackle unlawful construction, including a downtown restaurant...

Macedonia 05.08.19 | 11:51

Useini says he will tear down his illegal restaurant only after all the other 1.401 illegal sites in Ohrid are town down

Nefi Useini, the powerful DUI party boss in Ohrid, said that he will tear down the pizza restaurant he built unlawfully near the iconic Cinar sycamore tree in downtown Ohrid, but only after all the other 1.401 unlawfully built houses and commercial buildings are destroyed. There are unlawful hotels,...

Macedonia 30.07.19 | 21:18

Top DUI official promises to rein in on the party’s lawless boss in Ohrid

The latest assault carried out by Nebi Useini, DUI party boss for the region of Ohrid, prompted a response even from his own party. The untouchable businessman and Ohrid Council member will face repercussions, said Deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani, who is a top DUI official. We were informed that,...

Macedonia 30.07.19 | 12:46

Nefi Useini, the DUI party boss in Ohrid, assaulted a professor over a water dispute

Police were called up in Ohrid where the controversial local DUI party boss Nefi Useini attacked Iliaz Iliazi, professor at the SEE university and president of a housing association. The argument broke out over a water and sewage connection to Iliazi’s building. Iliazi reported to the local utility...

Macedonia 15.07.19 | 20:10

Beyond parody: Owner of the best known unlawful build in Ohrid bids in contract to demolish unlawful buildings

Nefi Useini, the notorious DUI party boss from Ohrid who recently opened an unlawfully built pizzeria in the historic center of the city, has become the face of the push to get the local authorities to end illegal construction and restore the authentic look of the city. Ohrid faces losing its coveted...

Macedonia 12.07.19 | 15:19

Untouchables: Mayor Merko opens Nefi Useini’s illegally built restaurant

Ramiz Merko, the Mayor of Struga, personally came to Ohrid to open the unlawfully built pizza restaurant owned by his fellow DUI party official Nefi Useini. The opening of the restaurant built right next to the iconic Ohrid sycamore tree became a major issue in local politics, as it became apparent that...

Macedonia 11.07.19 | 20:43

Tasked with demolishing unlawfully built buildings, powerful Ohrid official is preparing for the grand opening of one instead

Ohrid authorities are supposed to be working on a plan to clear up at least some of the hundreds of unlawfully built houses and commercial facilities, which have been raised by UNESCO as a blight on the protected region of cultural and natural importance. Ohrid even faces losing the coveted UNESCO status...

Macedonia 24.06.19 | 17:21

VMRO blames Ohrid authorities of allowing a powerful DUI official to build a cement plant next to the protected lake

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski accused the powerful DUI party official in Ohrid Nefi Useini of building a cement plant close the shore of lake Ohrid, with potential devastating effects for the environment. As Ohrid faces losing its status as a UNESCO protected area, the urban mafia continues unopposed,...

Macedonia 12.06.19 | 13:57

Powerful DUI party official completes work on his illegal construction site in downtown Ohrid

Nefi Useini, the powerful DUI party Council member in Ohrid, completed what will likely be a new cafe he built unlawfully in the city center. Useini’s men kicked inspectors from the site, just across the iconic 11 centuries old Cinar (sycamore) tree, telling them that he was given permission to...