Igor Jug, one of the participants in the violence that outbursted in the Parliament on the 27th of April this year, was arrested this morning in his apartment in Kumanovo, confirms the Ministry of Interior.

MoI informs that the 47-year-old Jug was arrested on a previous order issued by the Basic Public Prosecution dated from the 16th of May.

“On the 21st of September 2017, on part of authorized officials at the Sector for Interior Kumanovo and upon a previous order issued by the Basic Public Prosecution, dated from the 16 of May 2017, regarding the occurrences on the 27th of April 2017 at the Parliament of Republic of Macedonia, when I.J. (aged 47) from Kumanovo was taken into custody because of a criminal act of participating in an act of preventing an official in performing his duty” said the MoI’s announcement.

Jug was under pursuit with a central warrant that was issued by the Department for violent crime at MoI Skopje, because of a suspicion of a committed criminal act of participating with a group of people that will commit a criminal act. There was also a warrant for his arrest issued by the Office for Crime Acts Bit Pazar for burglary.

Otherwise, Igor Jug is the leader of the “Vlado Chernozemski” association from Kumanovo, who was part of the so-called “Patriotic Front.”

Jug was part of the group which on the 27th of April managed to get through to the press room at the Parliament where at that moment the MPs of the current ruling coalition were located. He was wearing a black t-shirt with the symbol of the pro-fascistic Croatian organization “Hrvatski Oruzeni Sili” (HOS).