08 Apr 2019
AP — A top Croatian court has increased to six years the corruption sentence against former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader and ordered his immediate imprisonment.
Sanader was transferred to a Zagreb prison on Thursday evening after the court upheld prosecutors’ appeal of the 2017 sentence of four and one-half years in prison for corruption in a 2009 property sale in Zagreb.
Sanader served as prime minister from 2003 to 2009. He is the highest-ranking official tried for corruption in Croatia.
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