INDICTMENT ISSUED FOR CRIMINAL OFFENCES OF ILLICIT TRADE IN EXCISE PRODUCTS, UNAUTHORIZED STORAGE OF GOODS AND ILLICIT POSSESSION OF WEAPONS10.09.2019. 12:17
According to the allegations in the Indictment, Kolobarić is charged with illicit trade in excise products and unauthorized storage of tobacco in his family home and auxiliary premises used by him which were not registered for such purpose in accordance with the law, all with the intention of further sale in order to acquire illicit material gain.
Contrary to the legal regulations, he was preparing the aforementioned tobacco so that it could be suitable for consumption and that he could sell it, and he was selling it to buyers known to him. He did not have any documentation for the said tobacco and the tobacco was not marked with excise stamps.
During the searches, around twenty (20) kilograms of tobacco were found, with a total value of BAM 51,136.00.
In this manner, the accused acquired a larger amount of financial gain in the form of unpaid indirect taxes at the expense of the budget of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Moreover, the accused is charged with illegally storing two PAP M-59 automatic rifles and one M-48 rifle in his family home, the supply of which is not at all permitted to citizens pursuant to the provisions of the “Law on the Procurement, Storage and Carrying of Weapons and Ammunition of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton” (‘Official Gazette of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton’, number 5/17).
The accused is charged with the commission of the criminal offense of Unauthorized Storage of Goods, as referred to in Article 210b, the criminal offense of Illicit Trade in Excise Products as referred to in Article 210a of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the criminal offense of Illicit Possession of Weapons or Explosive Substances, as referred to in Article 371 of the Criminal Code of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, all in conjunction with Article 53 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Indictment has been forwarded to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for confirmation.
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