A press conference took place at NACC headquarters on searches conducted today, November 24th, by the Anti-corruption Prosecutors and officers at several public institutions, the homes of civil servants and economic agents.
(11:56) 16 people have been detained, by this time, after ample searches conducted by NACC officers and anti-corruption prosecutors. Among those detained are officials from the municipal education directorates in all districts of the capital, and representatives of businesses.
Persons were detained for 72 hours and were escorted to the NACC headquarters for hearings.
(10:21) Ten people have been arrested.
Anti-corruption Prosecutors and officers raided this morning, November 24th, several public institutions, the homes of civil servants and economic agents.
The actions took place in a criminal case related to actions of providing food to schools and kindergartens in the capital.
Investigators investigate the food delivery of unhealthy products in educational institutions.
Both entrepreneurs and civil servants figure in the case.
The head of the education in Ciocana sector of the Capital has confirmed that he was quoted in the case and NACC officers have carried searches at his office. The official, however, denies all charges.
Five people have been arrested.
The action continues and more details will be announced at a press briefing of NACC prosecutors.
More to come..