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Case name

Ripač, Ćukovi, Orašac, Klisa and Kulen Vakuf

Case number

KTO-3/21

Number of victims

5

Persons indicted

1

Rank(s) of person(s) indicted

Deputy commander of the Military Police operating within the 15th Bihać Brigade - part of the BH Serbian Republic's Army, i.e. of the Republic of Srpska's Army

Indictment date

Case stage

proceedings discontinued due to the death of the accused

Duration of proceedings since trial commencement

1 month 7 days

Witnesses examined

Date and outcome of the first instance verdict

Pursuant to the ruling rendered by the War Crimes Department - part of the Higher Court in Belgrade, proceedings in this case were discontinued due to the accused person's death.

Date and outcome of decision on appeal

Date and outcome of verdict in new trial

Criminal offence

war crime against civilian population under article 142 (1) of the FRY Criminal Act

Background facts

Procedural remarks

In line with article 47 (1) of the Act on Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters, the Office of the War Crimes Prosecutor conformed the BH Prosecutor's Indictment (ref. Т20 0 КТRZ 0012097) of 12/09/2017 to the laws of the Republic of Serbia.