The Judiciary Police, through the National Anti-Corruption Unit (UNCC), have conducted a investigation conducted by the Public Prosecutor’s Office (DIAP de Lisboa), and arrested a 46-year-old man, architect and senior technician at the Instituto Social Security for corruption.

The investigation relates to the issuance of opinions in the licensing processes of nursing homes.

In the course of the operation, three searches were carried out, including a domicile, and various material related to the practice of criminal activity in investigation was seized.

The research was supported by the Social Security Institute.

The detainee shall be present to the competent judicial authority in order to undergo a first judicial interrogation