BY ORDER OF BIH PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE, DIRECTOR OF SERVICE FOR JOINT AFFAIRS OF BIH INSTITUTIONS DEPRIVED OF LIBERTY DUE TO CORRUPTION CRIMES24.05.2022. 13:10
The aforementioned suspect is under investigation for corruption criminal offences of Abuse of Office or Official Authority and Embezzlement in Office, as well as the criminal offense of Infringement of Equality of Individuals and Citizens.
In the course of investigation, the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina and SIPA gathered evidence that the said official committed gross abuses of office, in relation to his arrival and stay at work, as well as misuse of funds of the said institution, since he was using the funds for private purposes.
Furthermore, the suspect is charged with inappropriate and illegal treatment of employees of the said Service and violation of the human rights they have as equal citizens and members of the constituent peoples of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
During the day, the suspect will be handed over to the assigned Prosecutor, who will question the suspect and make a decision on further activities in the case.
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