MOMIR SAVIC IN HIDING, CONVICTED WAR CRIMINAL
Convicted Serb war criminal, Momir Savic, failed to appear in court for the pronouncement of his appellate judgement to and is currently in hiding, according to FTV news.
The trial judgement sentenced him to 18 years in prison, but the judges imposed restrictions on him and allowed him to be free until his appeal. Momir Savic's appellate judgement was completed on May 17, 2010. The Appeals Chamber of the Court of Bosnia-Herzegovina reduced his sentence to 17 years and sentenced him for instances of torture, harassment, rapes, expulsion, persecution, and murders of Bosniak civilians around Srebrenica, in the neighboring district of Visegrad and Rudo.
The Office of the Prosecutor quickly shift the blame to the Court, noting that it's the judges fault for accepting Momir Savic's personal guarantees and allowing him to enjoy freedom while proven guilty. According to recently enacted law, all defendants sentenced to 5 or more years by the First Instance verdict will remain imprisoned until their final appeal.
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