Torture Case: Re-presentation of Evidence not Proposed by Prosecutor’s Office

The Public Prosecutor’s Office considers all important facts to be fully determined, while the factual situation is fully clear and concise, which is why it doesn’t propose re-presentation of evidence. Prosecutor Ljubomir Lape presented this stand on Thursday, in the frames of the re-opened procedure with regards the trial over the Torture case, which concerns the 2011 arrest of United for Macedonia President Ljube Boskoski. The process is at the stage of amending the evidence procedure after Judge Aleksandra Ristovska didn’t publish the announced verdict on 17 June, saying instead it hadn’t been clear to the Criminal Court which actions had been taken by the defendants, after which she scheduled a new hearing. According to Lape, however, the circumstances that the Court believes should be further explained about which of the defendants took which action are already clear and determined. “I think the defendants are referred to individually,” he pointed out, adding that all of them had used excessive force and laid Boskoski down in front of a camera, knowing it would be recorded, and, thus, committed the act together.