After six years in prison, Mile Janakieski is released today

Mile Janakieski
Mile Janakieski / Photo: Free Press / Dragan Mitreski

The former minister of transport and communications in the government of Nikola Gruevski, Mile Janakieski, is released today after six years in prison.

In the period from 13.11.2018 to 17.6, Janakieski was in detention and house arrest several times. In July last year, he was first in Idrizovo, and then in Shutka.

Janakieski received a conditional discharge with a decision made by the Skopje Court of Appeal.

Since the formation of SJO, Janakieski has been criminally prosecuted for several court cases.

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg previously found that Mile Janakieski's house arrest was illegally extended in the April 27 and Spanish Steps cases.

The court in Strasbourg decided that Janakieski's house arrest was illegally extended

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