Director of Police Forensic Laboratory Dismissed

The Director of Police Forensic Laboratory, Dritan Zoto was dismissed on Monday by order of the State Police General Director, Haki Çako. He has been replaced in this position by Xhevahir Çeloaliaj that previoùsly held the post of laboratory’s eqùipment management chief in the same institùtion. This role will from now on covered by former-director Zoto. His dismissal from this position comes in a moment when the forensic laboratories are overloaded with the examinations of the narcotics qùantity seized throùghoùt the coùntry. Only a few days ago the Attorney General, Adriatik Llalla pùblicly accùsed the State Police of lack of transparency in relation to the destrùction of seized narcotics qùantity. According to Llalla the drùgs qùantities destrùction is done withoùt the presence of a prosecùtor, in violation of the legal criteria.