The newly-appointed Minister of Interior, Ekrem Mustafa, is the seventh Kosovo minister to be prosecuted by the authorities, KoSSev portal writes referring to the Kosovo media reports.
Next to these seven ministers, two deputy ministers, some members of the Kosovo Assembly and a number of Kosovo mayors have also been charged with various offenses – abuse of office, possession of weapons, illegal employment, and now – causing a traffic accident.
Kosovo citizens „are sick and tired of such scandals,“ Kosovo media reported and published the latest ‘greeting card’ that is being shared via Facebook: „CONGRATULATIONS! Every third minister in this government has an indictment!“
According to Kosovo media newly-appointed Minister of Interior, Ekrem Mustafa is also awaiting a trial. He is charged with causing material damage and a traffic accident in which two people were seriously injured, while one person sustained slight injuries.
Kosovo officials have not reacted to this news so far.
The citizens, however, reacted by posting on Facebook that „in a normal government he would be dismissed from the office” and sent a satirical message to Kosovo politicians: „You have to be prosecuted in order to become a minister in this government.“