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Former police chief in Montenegro arrested on suspicion of smuggling and abuse of position


PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro’s former police chief has been arrested on suspicion of running a criminal enterprise, abuse of position and smuggling. Veselin Veljovic served two terms as the director of police administration between 2007 and 2020. He was a close associate and an adviser of former, long-serving Montenegrin leader Milo Djukanovic. Montenegrin prosecutors did not reveal details about the case against Veljovic. State RTCG television reported that he is suspected of cigarette smuggling.

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