The Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina has issued an Indictment against Branko Kovačević and the legal entity ‘Horizont’ /Horizon/ d.o.o. /Limited Liability Company/ from Banja Luka, charged with tax evasion of BAM 358,428 in 2016 and 2017, which is the amount of the damage incurred to the budget of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The accused persons are charged with the criminal offense of Tax Evasion or Fraud, as referred to in Article 210 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
An eight-year prison term and confiscation of illegal material gain were proposed.
The ordering of custody has been moved because of the risk that the suspect, if at large, might obstruct the investigation, conceal evidence, influence witnesses or accomplice and commit a new criminal offence or complete the initiated one.
The accused is charged with having smuggled, for consideration, illegal migrants through the BiH territory, including minors, who illegally entered Bosnia and Herzegovina and did not have valid documents for their stay in BiH.
Complete mortal remains of one person have been found.
At the exhumation site, human mortal remains have been found, which will be forwarded for further anthropological processing and identification.
Topics for discussion at the meeting were the situation regarding illegal migration through the territory of BiH and the difficulties caused by the influx of migrants.
Central topics of the meeting were regional co-operation as well as institutional cooperation of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH with judicial institutions of the Republic of France.
The meeting was also attended by members of the prosecution team working on the case, as well as the legal representative of the Memić family.