EXHUMATION OF A WAR VICTIM WAS CARRIED OUT IN GORNJI VAKUF MUNICIPALITY15.11.2012. 15:06
The recovered remains shall be transported to the morgue of the funeral company in Travnik for forensic and crime-related technical processing, as well as collection of DNA samples for analysis. The DNA analysis of the remains shall be handled by the laboratory of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP). Once the DNA analysis is completed the process of identification of the remains shall commence.
The exhumation was supervised by a Legal Officer of the Special Department for War Crimes within the Prosecutor's Office of BiH and attended by representatives of the BiH Institute for Missing Persons, a doctor working in the field of forensic medicine, police officers of Central Bosnia Canton MoI – Travnik Police Department and Gornji Vakuf PS.
The Prosecutor's Office of BiH, along with other institutions involved in the process of tracing the missing persons in BiH, continues its activities in the process of tracing and exhuming the missing in all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Dear Media Representatives, when transmitting news please bear in mind that persons referred to in the news and information of the BiH Prosecutor's Office, have the status of a suspect or an accused person. Let us remind you of the principle of presumption of innocence, which defines that no person shall be considered guilty until his/her guilt has been established by a final verdict.