Two conflict of interest cases were opened against Mayor Tomislav Tomašević after media reports, and it is now up to the commission to explore the circumstances and decide whether or not to launch proceedings against the mayor.
On Monday, the commission opened a case against Tomašević after media outlets revealed that one of the newly appointed members of the Srebrnjak hospital’s steering council, Tomislav Lauc, was one of the major contributors to Tomašević’s campaign, as he donated 10,000 kuna to Tomašević’s camp before the elections.
In mid-June, the commission opened the first case against Tomašević on suspicion that some appointments of officials in the Zagrebački Holding company were against the procedure.
Commenting on the latest case, Novaković said that two contributors of the election campaign were reportedly appointed by the new administration to the said council of the hospital.
“This is what we have to investigate,” Novaković said adding that the commission needs to establish whether the donation was connected with the subsequent appointment and business relations.
She also elaborated that membership of the steering council was not interesting only because of the monthly reimbursement of 750 kuna (€100) but also because of possibility of exerting influence as a member of that body.
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