APRIL 20 2012 23:24h
The former MP and the HDZ member Stjepan Fiolic was arrested due to embezzlement and suspicious trade business over a building in Planinska street, as Vecernji list informs.
His lawyer, Ante Madunic, confirmed that Fiolic arrived from a business trip this afternoon. USKOK investigators searched his house and the office but they didn't find anything.
The office building in Planinska street has 2700 square meters and it was a property of the company Mesnice Fiolic and the Center for reproduction.
Fiolic didn't sell the building to the Government directly but he overtook it from Hypo leasing Croatia They sold the building to the Government in 2009 and the price was doubled. The Government planned to use the building for for the Ministry of regional development and its former minister Petar Cobankovic.
The price of the building is estimated on 62 million HRK, and lease term is 10 years.