After two and a half year of trial procedures a first instance ruling was handed down today in the case against former Croatian Democratic Union minister and Zadar Mayor Božidar Kalmeta and his associates in the Croatian Motorways- Remorker affair.
Božidar Kalmeta and Zdravko Livaković have been acquitted while Mikulić, Kezele and Boban have been found guilty.
Mikulić received a three year prison sentence, Boban received two years while Kezele received a sentence of three years and six months in prison.
Kalmeta was charged with connecting people from his ministry, the Croatian roads agency and the Croatian Motorways agency and together with his associates splitting more than 15 850 000 Euros from companies for maintaining and constructing roads.
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