Extradition request for Nikola Gruevski over April 27 case

The extradition request for former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski is expected to be extended to the events of 27 April 2017, for which he is suspected of a terrorist threat to constitutional order and security.

Gruevski is one of the five new suspects in the investigation that opened yesterday the Prosecutor’s Office for prosecuting organized crime and corruption.

The information that the head of this prosecutor’s office, Vilma Ruskovska, will seek extension of the extradition request, was also confirmed by the State Prosecutor Ljubomir Joveski.
In addition to Gruevski, another fugitive from justice is a suspect, Nikola Boskovski, a former employee of the Fifth Department in the Ministry of Interior, who is charged with the cases of the SPO and is in asylum in Greece. In the investigation of the organizers and contractors of the “bloody Thursday”, former Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanovski and former ministers Mile Janakieski and Spiro Ristovski are alsoamong the suspects.