AN EXHUMATION IN DOBOJ MUNICIPALITY TEMPORARILY HALTED25.05.2012. 15:12
The DNA analysis of these bodies shall be by handled by the laboratory of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP).
The exhumation process was supervised by an investigator of the Prosecutor's Office of BiH and attended by representatives of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP), BiH Institute for Missing Persons, a doctor working in the field of forensic medicine, employees and the machinery of the funeral company „Mimoza“ as well as police officers of the RS MoI.
The exhumation had to be temporarily halted because the officials handling the exhumation discovered explosive devices at the exhumation site.
Once the site is cleared and the explosive devices removed the exhumation process shall continue.
The Prosecutor's Office of BiH, along with other law enforcement agencies and institutions involved in the process of tracing the missing persons in BiH, continues its activities in the process of tracing and exhuming the remains of war crimes victims in all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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.