Recording of Mayor Dudus assaulting Citizen published on Social Networks

A voice recording involving the Mayor of Suto Orizari Kurto Dudus surfaced on Social Networks on Friday, sparking reactions among the public as well as political parties. The medium that published the recording claims that the voice of Dudus is recognised in it, and that it reveals that he held an unknown citizen captured against his will, and that he verbally and physically assaulted him. Dudus denied any involvement in the incident or any relation to the recording, and announced that he reported the event to the Police and the Public Prosecution. PM of Macedonia and SDSM leader Zoran Zaev condemned the incident and called on authorities to resolve the case. From VMRO-DPMNE they demand immediate resignation of Dudus from the position mayor of Suto Orizari.