What happened: Unknown perpetrator broke the glass door of a branch office of VMRO-DPMNE in Prilep.
Date, time and location of the incident: May 2nd, 16:30hrs, str. General Vasko Karangeloski, Prilep.
Source of information: National electronic media mkd.mk.
Victim(s) involved: Except the material damage, there were no direct victims in this incident.
Type of the crime(s): Damaging of other’s property Art. 243 CCRM.
Brief description of incident with bias indicators: The bias motive in this incident is political affiliation
and political persuasion, and the bias indicators in this incident are:
1. Location – the target is a place of political significance to the targeted group.
2. Lack of other motives.
Status of the case: Case clarified.
Response of local authorities: The Ministry of Interior stated via Answer upon a Request for infor-
mation of public character sent by the Committee that they have clarified the case, noting that this
criminal act resulted with minor material damage, and therefore, requires private indictment for
judicial processing. The victim has been informed of the results of the investigation. However, there
has been no answer as to the fact that indicates to the possible motive of the crime.
Impact on the victim(s) and the community: This type of incidents brings into question the general
political situation in the country and the cohabitation between the different groups in the society.