16 Jun 2011

Eulex Investigation 26 New Corruption Cases in Kosovo

EULEX Spokesperson Blerim Krasniqi (pictured here) announced on Sunday that 26 new corruption cases were being investigated in Kosovo, with the cases being handled in connection with local prosecutors. While information on arrests on raids in the near future is not available at the moment, public officials are among those suspected.

In the meantime, Kosovo’s Anti-Corruption Agency has reported that over 60 new cases of corruption have been submitted to the agency lately, with agency Chief Hasan Preteni saying that public trust in the institution is steadily increasing. The 60 cases are considered to be very serious, with over 600 officials being involved.

For the original article from SETimes.com, please click here.

Please note that the photo of Mr. Krasniqi comes from EULEX’s website, found here.