Four people are arrested for vote buying

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Police officers last night arrested four people, who around 19 pm were noticed giving money in exchange for voting in the upcoming local elections in a place called Axhevo in the region of the police station "Dracevo" in northern Macedonia.

According to the Ministry of Interior, the suspects EB (26), SM (27), NB (50) and JM (35) were arrested on suspicion of committing the criminal offense of "bribery during elections and voting" under Article 162 of the Electoral Code.

During the arrest of the four suspects, 121.000 denars and 250 euros were found.

The case was reported to the public prosecutor and after receiving court orders, raids were made on the houses of the persons while they were detained at the police station for further procedure, it is added in the press release of the Ministry of Interior./TV21