Serbian accused of genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Serbian accused of genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina

A citizen of Novi Sad, a citizen of the Republic of Serbia, has filed an indictment for the criminal offense of genocide against Miomir Jasikovac of 1968, a prosecutor of the Special Department for War Crimes of the Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The accused Jasikovac is accused of participating in a joint criminal enterprise in his capacity as the commander of the Military Police Company of the Zvornik BrigadeZvornik Brigade of the Army of Republika Srpska VRS in the period from 13 to 15 July 1995, together with members of the Military Police of Bosniak nationality, where he was superior, he went to locations where members of the Military Police took part in the detention, transportation and shooting and killing of the victims.

The indictment states that the accused, along with members of the Military Police subordinate to him, took part in detention, transportation to the shooting sites, as well as the murders of detainees in locations near the school in Orahovac, where more than 700 victims were shot dead, and the location of the gravel pit in Kozluk, where more than 800 victims were shot dead.

The accused, Miomir Jasikovac, is accused of having committed the crime of Genocide under the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to the BiH Prosecutor's Office.