Ardian Fullani arrested over bank theft
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Update - Police has arrested the Governor of the Bank of Albania, Ardian Fullani and Chief Inspector Elivar Golem, which two times in a row did not respond to the parliament to give explanations about the theft at the Bank.

Fullani's arrest was made with a decision of the Court of Tirana, which has accepted the Prosecution's request to detention the Governor, sources from Tirana Prosecution have told "".

Ardian Fullani was arrested at the premises of the Bank of Albania, in "Avni Rrustemi" while after the arrest he was sent in the Police of Tirana headquarters.

According to initial information was done regarding the theft scandal of ALL 713 million from the state treasury, while Fullani is being charged with "abuse of office".

The arrest comes after the testimony given today by Ermelinda Meksi and Ela Golemi, a member of the Supervisory Board and former Chief Inspector.

The number of those arrested reaches to 19.

Haxhia: No information about the arrest

Immediately after the arrest laywer Maks Haxhia attempted to meet and consult with his client.

In a statement to the media, he expressed his irritation for how police arrested the Central's Bank governor. According to the lawyer, he still has no information if it is an arrest or a detention.

"Once a person detained or arrested, he has the right to call a lawyer. I presented my ID card and introduced myself and asked to meet him, but I could not", he said. /
Published on: September 6, 2014 - 10:00 am
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