THE ACCUSED STAŠA ALEKSIĆ (1968) ENTERED INTO A PLEA AGREEMENT ADMITTING GUILT21.05.2013. 15:10
The accused Staša Aleksić, born on 26 March 1968 in Ključ, resident of Banjaluka, with prior convictions, citizen of BiH, has entered into a Plea Agreement with a Prosecutor of the Department III within the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH, thus admitting the commission of the criminal offense he is charged with by the Indictment of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH dated 27 November 2012, which was confirmed by a Preliminary Hearing Judge of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 30 November 2012.
In accordance with this Plea Agreement, both Prosecutor and the accused agree that the Court of BiH impose a suspended sentence on the accused Staša Aleksić by pronouncing a prison sentence in the duration of one (1) year, and at the same time determining that the sentence shall not be carried out if this accused person does not perpetrate another criminal offense over a period of three (3) years from the date when the Verdict becomes final, and that a fine in the amount of KM 3,000 be pronounced against him as an accessory punishment for this criminal offense. By this Plea Agreement, the accused is obligated to return to the state all the money pertaining to the unpaid tax.
In the Indictment, Aleksić is charged, as an owner and a responsible person of a store, with Tax Evasion in the amount of KM 20,843.88 for the period between 01 October and 31 December 2006, and in the amount of KM 10,115.73 for the period between 01 January and 30 April 2007; consequently, he has caused damage to the Budget of BiH in the total amount of KM 30,959.61, which amount he shall be obliged to return to the state in accordance with this Plea Agreement.
By signing this Plea Agreement, the accused person agrees that, pursuant to Article 110 of the Criminal Code of BiH, an amount of KM 30,959.61 be confiscated from him as material gain acquired by the perpetration of the criminal offense, which is the total amount of the tax which the accused failed to calculate and pay for the aforementioned period.
With this Plea Agreement, this accused person has confirmed to be familiar with the content of the Indictment of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH. At the same time, he has confirmed to have entered his plea of guilty voluntarily, consciously and with understanding.
By signing this Plea Agreement, this accused person has waived his right to a trial and right to appeal to a criminal sanction- suspended sentence and a fine, imposed upon him by the Court of BiH pursuant to this Plea Agreement, and that he is aware that he may cover the expenses of the criminal proceedings. The costs of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH were in the amount of KM 500.00.
The Plea Agreement has been forwarded to the Court of BiH.
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