The Prosecutor of the Special Department for Organized Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption issued an indictment for corrupt activities in the process of employment in the BiH Border Police, illegal requests for and receipt of large sums of money from candidates in the process, as well as other related criminal acts.
The accused are Rejhan Raković, an employee of the Border Police of BiH, president of the Commission for the implementation of the recruitment procedure, Ensar Salčinović, an employee of the BiH Border Police, Kenit Čakić, previously convicted, Armin Otuzbir, AKA “Pipa”, Mirza Ramljak, Ivica Sabljo, an employee of the BiH Border Police, member of the Commission for implementing the recruitment procedure.
The accused are charged with acting as a connected group, illegally demanding and receiving money from candidates who applied for the positions of police officers in the Border Police of BiH, in order to obtain and enable a greater number of points as well as employment with the Border Police,, through corrupt practices and abuse of position, and with obtaining illegal financial gain for themselves.
The investigation established that the accused have requested and received money in the amount of 10 to 30 thousand BAM from the candidates, in order to facilitate their success in the competition and employment in the BiH Border Police.
After the completion of the investigation conducted by the prosecutor’s office together with partner institutions and law enforcement agencies, the prosecutor’s office will prove the allegations of the indictment by calling 34 witnesses and expert witnesses, as well as by attaching hundreds of evidentiary materials.
The BiH Prosecutor’s Office also requested confiscation of illegal property gain, in the amount of more than 100,000 BAM which was seized in the operation of the prosecutor’s office and police.
The indictment was forwarded to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for confirmation.