EXHUMATION CARRIED OUT IN DERVENTA21.01.2014. 15:59
The found mortal remains will be transported to the Banjaluka City Cemetery, where forensic, as well as criminal and technical analysis will be performed and bone samples will be taken for the DNA analysis in order to establish the victims’ identity.
The exhumation process was coordinated in the field by a Legal Officer of the Special Department for War Crimes of the Prosecutor's Office of BiH, whereas officers of the BiH Institute for Missing Persons, an expert forensic pathologist and police officers of the Derventa Police Station participated in the process of finding and exhuming mortal remains.
The Prosecutor's Office of BiH, along with institutions involved in the process of tracing missing persons, continues its activities in the process of conducting exhumations and finding missing persons 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.