Police arrest nine persons for abuse of office

NIŠ, BELGRADE -- Serbian police arrested nine persons for various abuses in oil and oil derivatives trade in several towns on Thursday morning.

Beta news agency has learnt that the arrested persons are suspected of abuse of office, tax evasion and falsifying business documents.

The police arrested the suspects in Šid, Niš, Paraćin, Belgrade, Obrenovac, Babušnica, Leskovac and Svilajnac.

The suspects illegally obtained around EUR 7mn.

The police told Beta that more information would be released during the day.