CUSTODY MOTION FILED FOR THE SUSPECT ADMIR ARNAUTOVIĆ (1980)22.09.2022. 14:41
The motion for custody was filed for the suspect Admir Arnautović, AKA Šmrk, born in 1980 in Sarajevo, a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Remand in custody was proposed for the reasons stipulated in Article 132, paragraph 1, point a), b) and c) i.e. due to risk of flight, risk that by remaining at liberty he could hinder the investigation, conceal evidence, as well as exert influence on witnesses or accomplices, and commit a new criminal offense or complete the one that was initiated.
The suspect is under investigation due to the existence of a grounded suspicion that he committed the criminal offense of organized crime in conjunction with the criminal offense of illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs and money laundering from the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the criminal offense of violent behavior and inflicting serious injuries from the Criminal Code of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
As part of the investigative activities, information and evidence was gathered that the suspect, acting as the organizer of an international organized group, committed criminal offenses, over a long period of time, of organized crime related to smuggling and unauthorized international trafficking of large quantities of narcotic drugs "Cocaine", "Speed" and "Marijuana" from the area of the EU countries, the Western Balkans, as well as overseas countries, and that having organized and executed the trafficking he stored the narcotic drugs and sold them on the illegal drug market for larger agreed sums of money, and in the above-mentioned manner obtained illegal financial gain in large amounts.
A hearing was held before the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina pursuant to the motion in which the prosecutor presented the reasons for custody in this case.
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