INDICTMENT ISSUED FOR ILLICIT TRADE IN EXCISE PRODUCTS06.05.2021. 11:27
- SUVAD ALIČKOVIĆ, born in 1981 in Zavidovići, with prior convictions, a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
According to the allegations in the Indictment, the accused is charged with preparing for sale and trading in a large amount of excise goods - cigarettes and cut tobacco, which were not marked with control and tax stamps in the manner prescribed by the tax legislation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the area of Zavidovići.
The aforementioned tobacco products, for which excise duties were not paid and there was no accompanying documentation, were discovered during the control carried out by authorized officials of the Group for the Prevention of Smuggling and Misdemeanours of the Indirect Taxation Authority (ITA) of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Indictment alleges that the accused illegally traded in excise products for which excise duties were not paid, and in that way he damaged the budget and all the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The accused is charged with the criminal offence of Illicit Trade in Excise Products, referred to in Article 210a, paragraph 1 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Indictment has been forwarded to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for confirmation.
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