ON ORDERS OF THE BIH PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE, THE OPERATION CODENAMED “NEVERA” TARGETED AT SEVERAL PERSONS SUSPECTED OF INTERNATIONAL DRUG SMUGGLING CARRIED OUT01.08.2022. 15:34
The suspects are under investigation for being involved in the unauthorised manufacturing and trafficking of narcotic drugs in the area of Sarajevo and beyond, as well as the smuggling of narcotic drugs from neighbouring countries for further resale in Bosnia and Herzegovina and their further distribution to the illegal drug markets in the EU countries thus acquiring unlawful property gain.
The suspects are charged with criminal offences of organised crime in conjunction with the criminal offences of illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs and money laundering defined in the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Significant international cooperation with EUROPOL was achieved in this case.
The suspects will be handed over to the prosecutor in charge within the legal deadline, who will make a decision on further activities.
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