Remand in custody proposed FOR suspects arrested within the operation codenamed "ALBATROS"08.02.2018. 15:26
Remand in custody is, inter alia, proposed on grounds provided in Article 132 (1) (b) and (c) of the BiH CPC i.e. due to risk of interfering with the investigation, concealing evidence or influencing witnesses or accomplices, and due to risk of committing a new criminal offense while at liberty or completing the commenced offense.
In the interest of the investigation the Prosecutor’s Office will not, at this stage, disclose the identity of the suspects.
The Prosecutor’s Office of BiH continues, together with partner agencies in BiH, with the intensive investigation in this case, aimed at detecting and prosecuting persons suspected of smuggling illegal migrants.
Dear Media Representatives, when transmitting news please bear in mind that persons referred to in the news and information of the BiH Prosecutor's Office, have the status of a suspect or an accused person. Let us remind you of the principle of presumption of innocence, which defines that no person shall be considered guilty until his/her guilt has been established by a final verdict.