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Koper prison director retires in wake of prison break

Ljubljana, 11 January - The director of the Koper prison, Dušan Valentinčič, has announced his retirement after an internal probe found him responsible for faulty security that allowed two prisoners to execute a movie-style escape plan.

Koper
Dragan Milosavljević and Damnjan Mitrović, the pair who escaped the Koper prison in December.
Photo: Koper Police Department

Ljubljana
Prison oversight commission head Janja Pahor Mohorič, director of the Prison Administration Jože Podržaj and director of Koper prison Dušan Valentinčič present findings of a probe following a daring escape from Koper prison.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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