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Ljupco Palevski-Palco, believed to be the organizer and main perpetrator of the brutal murder of a 14-year-old girl in Skopje, has been arrested.

The information was announced by North Macedonia's Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski.

He was captured in Turkey, Nova TV reported.

After a week of obscurity, Vanja Gjorchevska's body was found with her hands and feet tied in a sack near a lake in a village near the Macedonian capital. The brutal crime shocked the country.

Yesterday, the Interior Ministry in North Macedonia issued an international order for Palevski, who after the girl's death left by car to Belgrade, and a day later, with another car, transited through the territory of Bulgaria and entered Turkey. The driver who transported Palevski through Bulgaria has been arrested, the prosecutor's office said earlier, while Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski thanked his colleagues from Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey and Croatia for their assistance.

Three other people were arrested for the murder. The girl's father was also questioned. He is also looking into whether he has anything to do with the crime. According to the authorities, it was he who ordered her abduction for ransom from the mother.

The man who helped transport Ljupco Palevski through the territory of Bulgaria to Turkey was detained

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