B92 breaking news: General Manager of "Direct Media" and two RTS employees arrested

They were arrested on the order of the Organized Crime Prosecutor's Office.
Another person is being suspected of the same crime, former director of "Direct Media", who is abroad and a search warrant has been issued for her.
According to our findings from the police, police officers of Belgrade Police Department of the Criminal Police Directorate of the First Division in cooperation with the Prosecutor's Office for Organized Crime imprisoned Milica Djuricic Janjic (born 1958), director of the RTS marketing department, Mirjana Katanic (born 1964), chief of the RTS marketing department and Jovan Stojanovic (born 1972), Director of the business company "Direct Media".
They were detained on suspicion of abusing the position of responsible person (referred to in Article 227, paragraph 3 in relation to paragraph 1, all in relation to Articles 33 and 35 of the Criminal Code).
The criminal charges has been brought against Jadranka Drinic (1975), a former director of Direct Media, who has been out of the country for a long period of time. A search warrant was issued for her.
Just as a reminder, more than a month ago, a comprehensive investigation was announced in the media for the misuse of RTS and "Direct Media" in the advertising field, causing damage to the state budget of the Republic of Serbia.
"Direct media" was owned by Dragan Djilas, until he sold it back in 2013. After Stefanovic's statement on the ongoing investigation, Djilas himself showed reporters a letter from General Director of RTS Dragan Bujosevic regarding a statement Bujosevic had given on February 18, on the request of the Department for fighting economic crime, stating that he could not comment on the allegations of damage caused to RTS on the basis of a contract...

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