Kosovo judicial and law enforcement authorities announced that they have frozen nearly 6 million euros, which are suspected to have been obtained illegally from the defendants involved in the case known as “Brezovica”.

Among the frozen financial assets are those of the company “Stella Consulting” LLC, a private firm co-owned by Albanian businessman Gentjan Sula and publicist Veton Surroi.

“Paparaci” has learned that the judicial authorities have decided to block the bank accounts of “Stella Consulting” LLC

As the online media Paparaci has learned, based on sources within the justice authorities, in the coming days the confiscation of the property that is suspected to have been illegally acquired by the suspects of the “Brezovica” affair is expected.

The company “Stella Consulting” according to the file of the Prosecution is suspected of giving a bribe of about 400 thousand euros to the former mayor of ërtrpce, Bratislav Nikolic, in exchange for construction permits in Brezovica.

The prosecutor of the case, Rasim Maloku, said on Thursday that the frozen amount of financial means is suspected to have been obtained through criminal offenses.

“What is most important, during the investigation from December 21 until today, from the financial data we have obtained from the banks that own these defendants and their families, so far we have frozen close to 6 million euros,” he said. ai.

On January 6, Kosovo Police raided nine locations in Pristina, Ferizaj and Strpce, including several offices of the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning.

Four people were arrested in this action, including officials of this ministry.

The Chief Prosecutor of the Ferizaj Prosecutor’s Office, Shukri Jashari, said in a press conference that the detainees are suspected of abusing their official position and taking bribes.

“With the decision of the prosecutor, today Bedri Halimi, chief inspector of the Ministry of Environment, was detained for 48 hours under the grounded suspicion that he committed the criminal offense of abuse of official position or authority. The former Secretary General of the Ministry of Environment, Arben Çitaku, was also detained due to suspicion that he had committed the crime of abuse of official position or authority and taking bribes. Also, with the decision of the prosecutor, a citizen was detained, respectively an investor in Brezovica under the suspicion that he committed the criminal offense of exercising influence and taking bribes “, said Jashari.

Yesterday’s action was a continuation of the investigation of December 21, 2021, in which ten people were arrested, including the former mayor of ërtrpce, Bratislav Nikoliq, who is suspected of illegally issuing construction permits in Brezovica./Paparaci.com

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