Total of 14,821 Isolation Orders issued for People who entered Bosnia and Herzegovina


The Director of the Federal Department for Inspection Affairs Anis Ajdinovic stated that Federal sanitary inspectors at the 15 border crossings and at the Sarajevo airport have recorded fewer passengers entering Bosnia and Herzegovina in the past few days, Fena News Agency reports.

He stated that there was a greater concentration of passengers on the border crossing Orasje, Bosanski Samac and Kamenska and the traffic of goods increased in Bijaca, Samac, and Orasje border crossing.

“A total of 14,821 isolation orders were issued for people who entered Bosnia and Herzegovina, and 157 official records have been made against persons who violated isolation orders,” Ajdinovic said.

He added that several people reported that they did not violate isolation measures but that there were communication disagreements with the officers, which will be further examined.

In the last 24 hours, officers of the Police Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Sarajevo Canton did not find 101 persons who were sentenced to isolation, Vijesti.ba news portal reports.

“Over the past 24 hours, police officers at the Police Directorate of the Sarajevo Canton Police have checked 1,121 addresses in order to check compliance with the imposed isolation measures, and on that occasion, 101 persons were not found at the given address of residence,” Mirza Hadziabdic confirmed.

Official records of violations have been made and submitted to the competent inspection body. Members of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Canton Sarajevo are working intensively to check compliance with this order, and the penalties for those who do not comply are from 100 to 2,000 BAM.

During Tuesday evening in Sarajevo Canton, a total of 37 persons were found violating the prohibition of movement between 6pm and 5am, and were issued misdemeanor warrants, imposing fines of 500 BAM each, N1 reports.

“This is a sign that the police will not tolerate non-compliance with the prohibition of movement, and that all those who behave irresponsibly at the time of the coronavirus pandemic in respect of not complying with the orders of the competent authorities and institutions will be sanctioned in accordance with the law,” the Canton Sarajevo Ministry of Internal Affairs said.

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