THE ACCUSED IVAN KOVIČ (1959) CONCLUDED A PLEA AGREEMENT12.07.2012. 13:07
The accused Ivan KOVIČ - born on November 2, 1959 in Ljubljana, Republic of Slovenia, residing in Kranj municipality, citizen of the Republic of Slovenia - entered into a plea agreement with the Prosecutor of Department III within the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH.
By virtue of signing the agreement the accused fully admitted committing the criminal offense he was charged with by the indictment of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH issued on July 4, 2012.
The Prosecutor's Office of BiH agrees that pursuant to the agreement the accused Ivan KOVIČ be rendered a suspended sentence of two (2) year imprisonment by the Court of BiH, which shall not be executed providing that the accused does not commit another criminal offence within the period of four (4) years.
The proposed sentence is in line with the role of the accused in commission of the criminal offense.
With this agreement the accused confirms that he is aware of the content of the indictment issued by the BiH Prosecutor's Office. He also confirms that the plea statement was given voluntarily, knowingly and with full understanding, and undertakes to reimburse the costs of the criminal proceedings in the amount that may eventually be determined by the Court of BiH.
Pursuant to this agreement the accused has waived his right to a trial and appeal to the criminal sanction that shall be rendered to him by the Court of BiH.
The agreement was submitted to the Court of BiH.
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