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Twelve detained in police operation

The Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office for Organized Crime and Corruption has launched investigative proceedings against 12 individuals who were detained in a police operation early on Thursday.

The police carried out the operation in Skopje, Kumanovo and other towns. “One of the suspects, an employee in the Kumanovo Basic Court, is investigated for crimes ‘criminal association’ and ‘abuse of office’. The remaining 11 are investigated for crimes ‘criminal association’, ‘usury’, ‘extortion’, and migrant smuggling”, reads the press release.

Investigation in the case is ongoing.