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Case name

Lički Osik

Case number

КТRZ 6/10

Number of victims


Persons indicted


Rank(s) of person(s) indicted

lower military

Indictment date

Case stage

finally resolved

Duration of proceedings since trial commencement

2 years 8 months

Witnesses examined


Date and outcome of the first instance verdict

Years in prison:
AA, GG, EE, II: 12 each

Date and outcome of decision on appeal

The Appellate Court in Belgrade - War Crimes Department abolished the first instance judgment and remanded the case for new trial.

Date and outcome of verdict in new trial

years in prison:
AA - 12
GG - 12
EE - 10
II - 12

Additional info

Appellate Court's decision

Judgment on appeal - years in prison:
AA - 13
EE - 10
II - 10
GG - 8

Criminal offence

war crime against civilian population under art. 142 (1) re art. 22 (co-perpetration) of the FRY Criminal Act

Background facts

According to the court's findings, on or around 25 October 1991, the defendants, at the time members of the Republic of Srpska Krajina police, killed four members of the ...... family in Lički Osik, Croatia. The victims had been suspected of collaboration with the Croatian armed forces. Three defendants (...) also killed a fifth family member, whom they found in a neighbouring village.

Procedural remarks

Procedural remarks:
The Serbian War Crimes Prosecutor received evidence in this case from the Croatian State Prosecutor.