ACTION IN THE TERRITORY OF ORAŠJE CONDUCTED ON THE ORDER OF THE PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE OF BIH26.06.2013. 15:32
Acting pursuant to the Order of a Prosecutor from the Special Department for Organized Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption within the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH, authorized police officers of the State Investigation and Protection Agency –SIPA, have conducted searches of premises in the territory of Orašje and deprived of liberty a person with the initials of I. S., born in 1986 in Vinkovci, resident of Orašje, citizen of BiH and Croatia.
The aforementioned suspect is subject to investigation of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH and he is suspected of the criminal offenses of Counterfeiting of Money and Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs.
While conducting this investigation together with SIPA officers, the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH obtained information that the aforementioned suspect was preparing illegal distribution and placement of a large quantity of counterfeit Euro banknotes in various denominations into the domestic payment system; he was prevented from doing so by the action of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH and police.
Moreover, the suspect has committed the smuggling of around 8 kilograms of marijuana- skunk narcotic drug, which can reach the value of tens of thousand KM in an illegal drug market.
After the deprivation of liberty, the suspect will be handed over to the Prosecutor in charge of this case who will examine the suspect and decide whether to file a motion for custody.
The Prosecutor’s Office of BiH continues its investigation in this case with the aim of issuing an Indictment.
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