Court of BiH officially confirmed the Indictment charging Ahmetspahic over Organizing a Terrorist Group

On 22 January 2019 the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina confirmed the indictment in the case of Munib Ahmetspahić, charging the accused Munib Ahmetspahić with the criminal offense of Organizing a Terrorist Group under Article 202.d(2), as read with Paragraph 1 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina (CC BiH), all as read with the criminal offense of Terrorism under Article 201 of the CC BiH.

According to the indictment, the accused Munib Ahmetspahić went to the Syrian theater of war on two occasions to join the terrorist organizations of Jabhet al Nusra, Al-Nusrah Front and ISIL, and fight for the so-called Islamic State organized in the territory of Syria and Iraq.

He became a member of the terrorist organizations of Jabhet al Nusra, Al-Nusrah Front and ISIL, which have been placed on the consolidated list of persons and entities connected to Al Qaeda, put together by the UN Security Council Committee. The goal of these organizations is destabilization and violent change of Syria’s political and constitutional order, having been listed as terrorist groups and organizations by the UN SC 1999 Resolution R-1267 dated 30 May 2013, whose members, by their daily armed actions and attacks on the population, by killing, unlawful incarceration, taking of hostages and other actions, intend to force Syria’s legitimate authorities to change the constitutional order and political regime, whereby he committed the criminal offenses he has been charged with.


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