The appeal frees the former mayor of Lushnja Fatos Tushe from prison
The Special Court of Appeal for Corruption and Organized Crime has released the former mayor of Lushnja, Fatos Tushe, from prison.
The appeal overturned the decision given by the Court of First Instance.
Tushe was sentenced to 3 years and 6 months in prison.
"The Special Court of Appeal for Corruption and Organized Crime, with a panel of judges consisting of presiding judges Florjan Kalaja, member Igerta Hysi and member Dhimitër Lara, held a court hearing on criminal case no. 28 act, date 25.01.2023, registration, registered at the request of the defendant FT, for the determination of the extinguishment of the measure of personal insurance "arrest in prison" and decided:
- Finding the cancellation of the security measure "arrest in prison" assigned to the defendant Mr. FT, with decision no. 50 dated 05.07.2021 of the First Instance Special Court for Corruption and Organized Crime.
We recall that Tushe was found guilty of abuse of office on two occasions and was sentenced in July of last year to 2.4 years in prison.
On the other hand, SPAK demanded that the former mayor be sentenced to 3.6 years in prison as well as a sentence not to exercise any public function for the next 5 years.