GENOCIDE SUSPECT DRAGAN CRNOGORAC APPREHENDED
SIPA - Bosnian State Investigation and Protection Agency apprehended Dragan Crnogorac suspected of taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica genocide.
In Europe's worst atrocity since the Nazi era, Bosnian Serb forces killed 8,372 Bosnian Muslim men and boys and expelled 30,000 women (many of them raped) in July 1995 after capturing the eastern town of Srebrenica, which was declared a United Nations-protected zone.
Dragan Crnogorac (1972), suspected of having committed the criminal offense of Genocide under Article 171 of the CC BiH was deprived of liberty in the area of Banja Luka.
By order of the Prosecutor of the Special Department for War Crimes within the BiH Prosecutor's Office I, Dragan Crnogorac, born on May 29, 1972 in Rastičevo - Kupres, citizen of BiH, was deprived of liberty in Banja Luka.
The suspect is under investigation by the Prosecutor of the Regional Team no. 6 of the Special Department for War Crimes within the BiH Prosecutor's Office and is suspected of committing the criminal offense of Genocide under Article 171 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the area of Srebrenica in July 1995.
Dragan Crnogorac is suspected to have, as a member of the police forces of the Jahorina Training Center – a part of the RS MoI, personally participated in the executions of captured Bosniak men and boys in the area of Srebrenica.
As instructed by the BiH Prosecutor Office, police officers of the State Investigation and Protection Agency - SIPA conducted the apprehension.
The suspect shall be handed over, within the legal deadline, to the Assigned Prosecutor of the Special Department for War Crimes within the BiH Prosecutor's Office who shall question the suspect and then decide whether to file a motion for custody.
Source: The Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia-Herzegovina.