INDICTMENT ISSUED AGAINST NINE PERSONS ACCUSED OF ILLICIT INTERNATIONAL TRAFFICKING IN NARCOTIC DRUGS AND WEAPONS30.12.2022. 12:41
The accused are charged with having, in the period from January 2020 to 10 May 2021 as members of an organized crime group, which operated on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of France, by joint action with clearly defined roles and tasks and with the aim of obtaining illegal property gain, carried out illicit international transfer of the narcotic drugs "Heroin" and "Cocaine" as well as Amphetamine oil (Amphetamine), kept, hid and produced the narcotic drug "Speed" for further sale, and the accused Ermin Ljumić and Admir Jakupović also with exporting weapons and military equipment without a license prescribed by the law of Bosnia and Herzegovina.According to the indictment, the accused most often procured the narcotic drug in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, then transported and hid it in the territory of BiH, using amphetamine oil and other ingredients such as caffeine, etc., produced the narcotic drug "Speed", and then redistributed the narcotic drug and hid it for further sale.
The accused Ermin Ljumić and Admir Jakupović are charged with having smuggled weapons and military equipment from BiH to the Republic of France, namely three pistols and several pieces of explosives with a lighter and a device for remote activation, with the aim of placing them on the illegal arms market in the EU, for use in commission of criminal offences.
During the transportation of the narcotic drugs "Heroin" and "Cocaine" from the area of the Netherlands to BiH, on two occasions, during the control of the vehicle of the accused Edin Hatić, a white powdery substance with a total gross weight of about 1.1 kg was found, which contained the narcotic drug "Cocaine " and a light brown powdery substance with a total gross weight of about 7.5 kg, which contained the narcotic drug "Heroin", and also on Ermin Ljumić, about a liter of the amphetamine substance.
The accused are charged with having committed the criminal offense of Organized Crime under Article 250 in conjunction with the criminal offense of Illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs under Article 195 of the Criminal Code of BiH, and the accused Ermin Ljumić and Admir Jakupović also with the criminal offense of Illicit trafficking in weapons and military equipment and dual use products under Article 193 of the same Code.
The indictment was forwarded to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for confirmation.
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