Traian Basescu, prosecuted for property retrocession while mayor
District 5 Court has confirmed the reopening of the criminal investigation by the Prosecutor’s Office upon the High Court of Cassation and Justice (upon the Supreme Court – our note) in a case in which former President Traian Basescu is targeted for property retrocession while being Bucharest mayor.
The court upheld on April 27 the Prosecutor General’s request, established the legality and the solidity of the ordinance issued on March 30, 2015 by the Prosecutor’s Office upon the High Court of Cassation and Justice, in terms of the offense of abuse of office against individual interests.
The file is drawn up following the complaint filed by Ioana Preda against Traian Basescu.
According to judicial sources, the woman accuses him of abuse of office against personal interests, because, as mayor of Bucharest, in 2003, he had unfoundedly admitted three provisions for restitution of some buildings.