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Indictment filed against Director of Bosnia’s Intelligence-Security Agency

 

The Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina has filed an indictment against Osman Mehmedagić, born in 1962, Director of Intelligence-Security Agency (OSA) of Bosnia and Herzegovina BiH and Muhamed Pekić, born in 1991, Head of Cyber Security Department at OSA BiH.

The accused are charged that, during August 2020, they abused their office or authority, as well as the resources and capacities of the Intelligence and Security Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina for private and personal interests, in order to obtain information and photographs of the sender of an anonymous criminal report against the OSA Director.

In performing these actions, the accused repeatedly abused their office, as well as the official procedures and official actions established by law, and violated the right to inviolability of written and postal communication guaranteed by the Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the International Conventions on Human Rights.

Pursuant to Article 126a (1) (a), (b) and (c) of the Criminal Procedure Code of BiH, the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH sent a motion that a measure of prohibiting the performance of official duties of OSA Director and employee and a ban on contact with employees of OSA BiH be imposed on the accused Mehmedagić and Pekić so that the proceedings could be conducted without any impediments.

The indictment was forwarded to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for confirmation.

 

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