At the Bistrica river canyon site, along the M18 road, in Dobro Polje, Kalinovik municipality, the process of exhumation and search for the remains of persons missing in the past war is continuing.
At the meeting, joint activities of the Task Force members in the area of human trafficking and illegal immigration were discussed.
An investigator of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina is present in the field in Dobro Polje, in Kalinovik Municipality, where, in coordination with the Prosecutor in charge of the case, he is coordinating the work of authorized officials participating in the exhumation process.
The central topics were the work and activities of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH and partner judicial, police, security and law enforcement agencies in the fight against terrorism and the threat of terrorism in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Having questioned the suspect deprived of liberty by order of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Prosecutor of the Special Department for War Crimes in charge of the case put forward a Motion with the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, seeking prohibiting measures to be ordered to the suspect Rade Macura (1963) from Gradiška, a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The extension of custody is requested due to the risk of flight and the risk that by being at large the suspect might obstruct the investigation, conceal evidence and influence witnesses or accomplices, as well as repeat the criminal offence or complete the initiated one.
After receiving the information, the prosecutor gave police officers instructions for further actions in the case.
Acting on the order of a prosecutor from the Special Department for War Crimes of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH, SIPA police officers, with the support of members of the Republika Srpska Ministry of Interior, deprived the suspect of his freedom in the area of Gradiška in the early morning hours.
Activities relate to the detection and prosecution of perpetrators of criminal offences of organised smuggling of cattle across the Drina River from the territory of the Republic of Serbia to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
With regard to the inquiries from several media outlets about a war crimes case concerning the Ključ area, the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina forwards the following information: