SIPA arrested Two Persons for War Crimes

Acting on the order of a prosecutor from the Special Department for War Crimes, SIPA police officers in the Zvornik and Rogatica areas arrested two suspects for crimes against humanity in the Ljesevo area of Ilijas municipality in June 1992.

The investigation relates to the crime of abducting and killing 22 Bosniak civilians from Ljesevo, including women and elderly people who were shot and killed, including several members of the Avdukic, Fazlic and Masnopita families. The suspects, who were deprived of their liberty, are charged with being direct perpetrators who personally participated in the abduction and murder of the victims – according to the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH.

After examining the suspects, the acting prosecutor will decide on further activities in the case.

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