Montenegro jails opposition leader over his refusal to testify

File Photo: A riot policeman hits Montenegro's opposition leader Nebojsa Medojevic (facing camera, on R of baton) with a baton while dispersing protesters outside the parliament building in the capital Podgorica, Montenegro, October 17, 2015. REUTERS/Stevo Vasiljevic

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Montenegrin police arrested Nebojsa Medojevic, a lawmaker and a prominent opposition leader, on Friday after a high court ordered he serve a two-month jail sentence passed in March for refusing to testify about high-level corruption. Medojevic, an outspoken critic of long-serving President Milo Djukanovic and his Democratic Party of Socialists, was seized […]

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