Bijeljina – The Prosecutor’s Office of BiH is working on the cases of crimes committed against Serbs in the areas of Ozren and Vozuca in 1995, the spokesman for the Prosecutor’s Office, Boris Grubesic, told SRNA. Grubesic says he cannot reveal more details on the cases or the identities of the suspects.
The commander of the 3rd Corps of the so-called Army of BiH, Sakib Mahmuljin, is but one of the 19 identified and partially identified persons, members of the so-called Army of BiH and foreign fighters, against whom criminal charges were brought for crimes committed against Serbs in the areas of Ozren and Vozuca in July and September 1995.
The Republika Srpska Ministry of Internal Affairs submitted to the BiH Prosecutor’s Office reports against the commander of the 2nd Corps of the so-called Army of BiH, Sead Delic, the commander of the 35th Detachment of the so-called Army of BiH, Fail Hasanagic, the commander of the 7th Muslim Brigade, Halil Brzina, the commander of the Bosna-Zavidovici-Zepce Operations Group, Refik Lendo, and the commander of the 328th Brigade, Fuad Zilkic, alleging war crimes against Serbian civilians.
The report was also filed against the commander of El Mujaheed Detachment, Abu Mali /his real name is Abdel Kader Mokhtari/, the chief security and intelligence officer of El Mujaheed, Ayman Avad, and against Abu Hamza /real name Imad al Hasin, the leader of the Mujahideen community in Bocinja/, a member of the El Mujaheed command staff.
The Doboj Public Safety Centre filed criminal charges with the Doboj District Prosecutor’s Office on March 1, 2002, alleging crimes committed in the areas of Ozren and Vozuca, and filed a supplemented report on the crimes with the BiH Prosecutor’s Office on October 28, 2005.
Criminal charges against the commander of the General Staff of the so-called Army of BiH, Rasim Delic, were filed in 2002. The ICTY sentenced Delic to three and a half years in prison in September 2008.
A report against Mahmuljin was also filed in 2002, and court proceedings were launched on March 23 this year /2016/. The trial should resume on Wednesday, April 6.