Prosecution indicts two Bosnian Serbs for war crimes against Bosniaks

NEWS 13.05.2022 13:23
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Source: F.Z./N1

The Prosecutor of the BiH Special Department for War Crimes has filed an indictment against Milenko Samardzija aka Travko and Žabac, and Kosta Stanic aka Kole, the Prosecution said Friday.

The accused are charged that as members of the Republika Srpska – Sokolac Police Department, together with several other persons, acted contrary to the provisions of the Geneva Conventions for the Protection of Civilian Persons and directly, knowingly and willingly participated in the killings of Bosniak civilians, including women, children and elderly people, who in no way participated in hostilities or military operations.

The indictment alleges that in September 1992, the accused participated in the forcible removal of civilians from their homes, transport by a military truck and shooting 22 victims on the banks of the Drina River, who were members of the Sarajlic, Sejmenovic and Malagic families and dumping their bodies in the Drina River.

The indictment was submitted to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for confirmation.

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