Independent Qualification Commission dismisses SPAK candidate Ndini Tavani

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times October 13, 2019 09:21

Independent Qualification Commission dismisses SPAK candidate Ndini Tavani

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  • Regarding the property criterion, the IQC found problems with the prosecutor's financial ability to buy an apartment in 2015.

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TIRANA, Oct. 12 – The Independent Qualification Commission dismissed on Friday special prosecution candidate Ndini Tavani. 

The decision was made by the judicial body composed of Alma Faskaj, Brunilda Bekteshi and Roland Ilia.

Regarding the property criterion, the IQC found problems with the prosecutor’s financial ability to buy an apartment in 2015. 

Tavani had declared an apartment purchased in 2015 worth 4.5 million ALL, of which he had paid three million ALL. 

He had declared as source for the three million lek his and his wife’s salary as well as his income from working as a lawyer.

The commission, after investigation, found that Tavani was not able to generate the amount of 2.5 million ALL .

On the other hand, the commission found financial issues in 2009 related to the purchase of a car in the amount of 7,000 EUR and in 2016 for the purchase of a car in the amount of 900 thousand ALL and for holiday expenses.

In relation to the cleanliness of figure criterion, two reports were drafted in which the latter considered Tavani inappropriate to continue his work. 

According to the Directory of Securing Classified Information, Tavani was found to have abused his office in a case involving VAT fraud schemes. 

In the meantime, the commission also found that in 2015 there had been a criminal report against Tavani, but the case had been dismissed and no complaint had been filed against him.

Concerning the professionalism criterion, the commission found problems in two of the five files examined. The IQC found that Tavani  had terminated a case in 2015, only one day after the filing of criminal proceedings. 

Tavani also delayed the investigation into a case where two notaries were indicted. Investigations were delayed by three months to take into question the whistleblower and the notary but only the latter’s statements were taken. 

The investigation was then postponed for another three months for the whistleblower’s questioning, and then was ultimately dismissed.

The commission also found that Tavani had decided to dismiss a case made public by the Stop show, without conducting sufficient investigations.

 

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times October 13, 2019 09:21