INDICTMENT ISSUED AGAINST THREE PERSONS FOR SMUGGLING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS09.01.2012. 15:21
- Arben Džaferi, born on May 19, 1986 in Bihać, where he resides, a citizen of BiH,
- Elvir Sušić AKA "Elvo", born on March 14, 1980 in Bihać, where he resides, a citizen of BiH and
- Sejad Sušić AKA "Cigo", born on June 11, 1980 in Bihać, where he resides, a citizen of BiH.
As alleged in the indictment, on November 20 - 22, 2008 the aforementioned accused persons have, in order to obtain substantial financial benefit, acted jointly with persons known to them that have already been adjudicated for this criminal offense in the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Croatia, and organized illegal transfer of four Turkish citizens from Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Republic of Croatia.
As the indictment alleges, the accused have taken money from four Turkish nationals in Bihać - Arben Džaferi took 1015.00 Euros and Sejad Sušić took 250.00 Euros, after which they divided the money equally with Elvir Sušić, who transported the immigrants in his own vehicle to Izačić, near the border line between Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of Croatia. The Turkish nationals were supposed to walk across the border to enter the Republic of Croatia where they were supposed to be taken care of by persons known to them, but which did not happen because all four illegal immigrants were caught and detained by members of the PBC Izačić, after which they were handed over to the Service for Foreigners’ Affairs and placed in the Immigration Center in Sarajevo.
The indictment charges Arben Džaferi, Elvir Sušić and Sejad Sušić that they became members of an organized crime group which acted jointly and perpetrated or attempted to perpetrate a criminal offense under the Law of Bosnia and Herzegovina, namely that out of greed they transferred or enabled others to cross the border illegally, by which they committed the criminal offense of Organized Crime under Article 250, Paragraph 4 of the CC BiH, in conjunction with the criminal offense of Smuggling of Persons under Article 189, Paragraph 1 of the CC BiH.
The indictment was forwarded to the Court of BiH for confirmation
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