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Muhidin Bašić and Mirsad Šijak sentenced to seven years in prison each
(17.04.2014. 11:31)
The Panel of the Section I for War Crimes of the Appeals Division of the Court of BIH sent out on 10 April 2014 the second-instance Verdict in the case v. Muhidin Bašić et al. granting in part an appeal by the Defense Counsel for the Accused Bašić filed on grounds of erroneous application of the criminal code in as much as the Accused Muhidin Bašić and Mirsad Šijak are found guilty of the criminal offense of War Crimes against Civilians in violation of Article 142(1) of the Criminal Code of the Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia (CC SFRY) as read with Article 22 of the CC SFRY (co-perpetration), and granting the Prosecution appeal sentenced the Accused Muhidin Bašić and Mirsad Šijak to prison term of 7 (seven) years each. The Trial Verdict remains unchanged in other parts.
Accused in the case v. Mlađen Kekerović et al. enter a not guilty plea
(16.04.2014. 12:19)
At a plea hearing in the case v. Mlađen Kekerović et al. before the Section II for Organized Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption of the Court of BIH, the Accused Mlađen Kekerović, legal entity Trgopromet-Dragan d.o.o. Laktaši, Goran Todorović, legal entity VG Premium d.o.o. Banja Luka, Predrag Vidić, Aleksandar Vuković, legal entity Forteco d.o.o. Laktaši, Zoran Pavlović, legal entity Zoral Komerc d.o.o. Banja Luka, Radovan Kekerović, legal entity MB Kekerović d.o.o. Trn, Laktaši, Biljana Trivundža, legal entity TRI-Mar d.o.o. Novi Grad, Slobodan Marčeta, legal entity Liberty d.o.o. Banja Luka, Dejan Amidžić and legal entity Marija d.o.o. Bosanski Brod entered a not guilty plea.
Plea hearing in the case v. Mlađen Kekerović et al.
(15.04.2014. 13:51)
A plea hearing in the case v. Mlađen Kekerović et al. before the Section II for Organized Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption of the Court of BIH is scheduled to take place on 16 April 2014, starting at 09.00 a.m. in Courtroom 6.
Main trial to commence in the case v. Nikola Marić
(15.04.2014. 11:17)
Commencement of the main trial in the case v. Nikola Marić before the Section I for War Crimes of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina is scheduled to take place on 16 April 2014 starting at 1.00 p.m. in Courtroom 4.
Indictment confirmed in the case v. Neđeljko Kuljić et al.
(14.04.2014. 14:02)
On 2 April 2014, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina confirmed the Indictment under which the Accused Neđeljko Kuljić and Željko Ilić are charged with the criminal offense Crimes against Humanity.
Custody and prohibiting measures ordered in the case v. Arif Peleš et al.
(14.04.2014. 13:05)
Deciding upon the specified Motion of the Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina rendered the Decision dated 11 April 2014 ordering the Suspect Arif Peleš into one-month custody. According to the Decision, the custody may last until 10 May 2014 or pending a new Decision of the Court.
Dražen Mikulić sentenced to one-and-a-half year in prison
(10.04.2014. 15:53)
The Panel of the Section I for War Crimes of the Appeals Division of the Court of BIH handed down today the second-instance Verdict under which the Accused Dražen Mikulić is found guilty of the criminal offense of War Crimes against Civilians in violation of Article 142(1) of the Criminal Code of the Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia (CC SFRY) as read with Article 22 of the CC SFRY (co-perpetration) and in that regard imposed on him a prison sentence for a term of 1 (one) year and 6 (six) months. Under the same Verdict, the Accused Mikulić is acquitted of the criminal offense of War Crimes against Civilians in violation of Article 173(1)(c) as read with Article 180(1) of the Criminal Code of BIH (the CC of BIH). No appeal lies from this Verdict.
Accused in the case v. Savo Tepić et al. enter a not guilty plea
(09.04.2014. 13:54)
At a plea hearing before the Section I for War Crimes of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina the Accused Savo Tepić, Dragoslav Bojić, Duško Vujičić, Duško Maksimović, Radojko Keverović, Rade Škorić and Ilija Kurušić entered a not guilty plea.
Appeals Verdict to be handed down in the case v. Dražen Mikulić
(09.04.2014. 11:01)
Pronouncement of the Appeals Verdict in the case v. Dražen Mikulić before the Section I for War Crimes of the Appeals Division, Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is scheduled to take place on 10 April 2014, beginning at 2:00 p.m. in Courtroom 6.
Indictment confirmed in the case v. Joja Plavanjac et al.
(08.04.2014. 12:21)
On 7 January 2014, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina confirmed the Indictment under which the Accused Joja Planjac and Zdravko Narančić are charged with the criminal offense of War Crimes against Civilians in violation of Article 142(1) as read with Article 24 of taken over Criminal Code of the Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia (CC of SFRY).
Plea hearing in the case v. Savo Tepić et al.
(08.04.2014. 11:10)
A plea hearing in the case v. Savo Tepić et al. before the Section I for War Crimes of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina is scheduled to take place on 09 April 2014, at 1.00 p.m. in Courtroom 4.
Prosecution closing speech in the case v. Zemir Kovačević
(08.04.2014. 11:03)
Prosecution closing speech in the case v. Zemir Kovačević before the Section I for War Crimes of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is scheduled to take place on 09 April 2014, at 09.00 a.m. in Courtroom 8.
Status conference in the case v. Nikola Marić
(07.04.2014. 13:58)
A status conference in the case v. Nikola Marić before the Section I for War Crimes of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina is scheduled to take place on 08 April 2014 starting at 1.00 p.m. in Courtroom 7.
Marinko Planinić sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison
(07.04.2014. 13:26)
Following the completion of the main trial, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina handed down the Trial Verdict on 4 April 2014 under which the Accused Marinko Planinić is found guilty of the criminal offence of Abuse of Authority in Economic Business Operations in violation of Article 259(2) as read with Paragraph 1 sub-paragraph 3 of the Criminal Code of the Federation of BIH. To that regard, the Court pronounced a prison sentence for a term of 4 years and 6 months, as a principal sentence, and a fine in the amount of KM 20,000.00, as an accessory punishment.
Prosecution closing speech in the case v. Edin Džeko
(07.04.2014. 12:34)
Prosecution closing speech in the case v. Edin Džeko before the Section I for War Crimes of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is scheduled to take place on 08 April 2014, at 1.00 p.m. in Courtroom 3.
Custody of the Suspects Hatibović and Trnka terminated and prohibiting measures ordered
(07.04.2014. 11:41)
Deciding upon the Motion of the Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina to terminate custody of the Suspects Salem Hatibović and Nihad Trnka, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina rendered the Decision dated 04 April 2014 terminating custody and ordering the following prohibiting measures:
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