Bosnia and Herzegovina prosecutor indicted for corruption in police recruitment process

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Bosnia and Herzegovina prosecutor indicted for corruption in police recruitment process

The Prosecutor of the Special Department for Organized Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption, as well as other criminal acts, has been indicted by the Prosecutor of the BiH Border Police, illegal requests for and receipt of large amounts of money from candidates in the process.

The accused are Rejhan Rakovi, an employee of the Border Police of BiH, president of the Commission for the implementation of the recruitment procedure, Ensar Sal inovi, an employee of the BiH Border Police, Kenit aki, previously convicted, Ivica Sabljo, an employee of the BiH Border Police, and Ivica Sabljo, a member of the Commission for the implementation of the recruitment procedure.

The accused are charged with acting as a connected group, illegally demanding and receiving money from candidates who applied for positions of police officers in the Border Police of BiH, in order to obtain and enable a greater number of points and employment with the Border Police, through corrupt practices and abuse of position, and obtaining illegal financial gain for themselves.

The investigation determined that the accused have requested and received money from the candidates in the amount of 10 to 30 thousand BAM in order to facilitate their success in the competition and employment in the BiH Border Police.

After the completion of the investigation by the prosecutor's office and partner institutions and law enforcement agencies, the prosecutor's office will prove the allegations of the indictment by calling 34 witnesses and expert witnesses, as well as attaching hundreds of evidentiary materials.

The BiH Prosecutor's Office also requested the confiscation of illegal property gain, in the amount of more than 100,000 BAM, which was seized in the operation of the prosecutor's office and police.

The indictment was forwarded for confirmation to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina.