CUSTODY PROPOSED FOR TWO CITIZENS OF REPUBLIC OF TURKEY DUE TO SMUGGLING OF MIGRANTS28.01.2022. 14:52
The suspects were brought before the Prosecutor in charge of this case, who questioned them and subsequently put forward a motion to order custody pursuant to Article 132, paragraph 1, item a) of the Criminal Procedure Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina, namely, due to the risk of the suspects’ flight.
Judging by the evidence collected and the statements of the found illegal migrants, they came from the territories of Afghanistan and Pakistan. The migrants were handed over to the jurisdiction of the Service for Foreigners’ Affairs 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.