Kosovo Police has arrested a person suspected of involvement in the criminal offenses of “consumer fraud” and “fraud of buyers”.
Through a press release, the Police announced that the suspect had won a tender from KEK for the supply of disinfectants for hands, but that he did not adhere to the agreement by bringing alcohol with a content of only 40 percent, while the agreement was 70 percent .
This is the full press release of the Kosovo Police:
The Directorate for Investigation of Economic Crimes and Corruption (DHKEK), respectively the Regional Unit for Investigation of Economic Crimes and Corruption – Prishtina (NJRHKEK), on 01.04.2020 has received information that in a tender of KEK (negotiated tender in the amount of 26,336.00 euros), for supply of disinfectants for hands, there are suspicions of misuse and criminal activity by the winning company of the tender.
It is suspected that the disinfectant brought by the winning company did not meet the required criteria, as it was suspected that the alcohol content in the hand disinfectant was not 70% alcohol, as were the criteria (requirements). Police investigators have tested and disinfected the disinfectant in the licensed laboratory of Kosovo Customs and the result is that: the disinfectant contained only 40% alcohol.
With these actions the suspected owner of the company: Sh.D. year of birth 1977, Kosovar male, is suspected of having committed the criminal offenses: “consumer fraud” under Article 292 of the CCRK and “fraud of buyers” under Article 293 of the CCRK.
The suspect, after being interviewed by police investigators, was remanded in custody for 48 hours by a decision of the custodial prosecutor.