Montenegrin government members at a parliament session in November 2016. Photo: Government of Montenegro
Special State Prosecution spokesperson Vukas Radonjic said that the suspects, who at the time were members of a government commission, violated internal procedures on loan repayment agreements with state officials.
Montenegrin National Security Committee session in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro
Media reported on Tuesday that Do Kwon sent a letter to outgoing Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic, outgoing Justice Minister Marko Kovac and the Special State Prosecution, claiming that he financed Europe Now.
Montenegrin Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic (L) and Mayor of Budva Milo Bozovic (R) at a meeting in Budva. Photo: Photo: Government of Montenegro
The Special State Prosecution said the arrest of Bozovic and unnamed persons from Budva, Cetinje and the capital Podgorica, was organised with the support of the European police agency EUROPOL.
Montenegrin Special State Prosecutor Vladimir Novovic (L), Police Director Zoran Brdjanin (M) and Special Police Department Predrag Sukovic (R) in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro
The government appointed two new interim police directors, Nikola Terzic and Predrag Sukovic, who will be in charge of contact with the European police agency Europol.