BY ORDER OF THE PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE OF BiH WAR CRIMES SUSPECT DEPRIVED OF LIBERTY IN THE AREA OF SARAJEVO15.12.2022. 12:03
The suspect is under investigation by the BiH Prosecutor’s Office and is suspected of having acted contrary to the provisions of the Geneva Conventions relative to Protection of Civilians and Prisoners of War during the war and armed conflict in BiH, in his capacity as a member of the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina.He is accused of crimes committed against ethnic Serb victims in the Sarajevo settlements of Hrasnica, Butmir and Sokolović Kolonija, who were illegally detained in detention facilities in the area of Hrasnica in 1992, and thus committed criminal offenses of war crimes against the civilian population and war crimes against prisoners of war.
The suspect will be handed over to the assigned prosecutor within the legal term, who will question the suspect and then decide on further activities in the case.
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