The Former First Deputy of the General Prosecutor Andrei Pântea, remains in custody. The decision was taken by the Court of Appeal, which rejected the lawyers’ request to amend the decision of first instance, concerning the extension of the preventive arrest measure for another 30 days.
The decision of the first court (Râșcani Court) to extend the preventive arrest warrant on Andrei Pântea’s name for another 30 days, was approved on November 30th of this year.
Before the hearing form November 30th, Andrei Pântea was seen at large discussing with a woman, although he was under arrest.
Please note that Andrei Pântea was arrested by the anti-corruption prosecutors on the 11th of October and accused of influence peddling by transferring file charges against the interlope Grigore Caramalac to the Russian Federation. His criminal case was sent to trial on November 25th.