A Prosecutor’s Office of BiH sent a motion for ordering custody for a citizen of Montenegro suspected of putting into circulation counterfeit Euro currency in the territory of Čitluk.
After interrogating the suspect, Department III of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH, sent a motion to the Court of BiH for ordering custody for the suspect Radule Popović, born in 1963 in Nikšić, a citizen of Montenegro.
The suspect is charged that on 6 January this year, in the Čitluk area, after procuring 26 fake Euro banknotes in the denominations of €100, he came to a casino and bought gambling tickets for counterfeit money, then gave them to another person who collected money in KM (BAM) currency from a cash collection machine, and this way put into circulation a larger amount of counterfeit money.
The suspect was deprived of liberty by SIPA police officers of, after which the suspect was searched, as well as the facilities and vehicles he used.
The custody for the suspect was moved for detention reasons described in Article 132 (1) (a) of the Criminal Procedure Code of BiH, that is, because of the risk that the suspect might flee from Bosnia and Herzegovina and thus, as he is a citizen of another country, become inaccessible to the judiciary of BiH.
The motion for ordering custody was sent to the Court of BiH.