Macedonia charges 13 over cultural heritage crimes


Macedonian Interior (MoI) affairs spokesman Toni Angelovski declared that Macedonian Public Prosecutor's Office has slammed 13 people with charges over crimes against cultural heritage.

Angelovski confirmed that the raid was conducted in efforts to catch an organized criminal group.

The police captured several artifacts such as coins, precious and semi-precious stones, antiquities like jewellery, sculptures, ceramics and bronze items, mobile phones, gun holsters etc.

Angelovski added: "The damage done is not yet known, but these items are considered of invaluable importance."

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