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Court of BiH cancelled Bail and ordered Pre-trial custody to Milosav Veskovic

The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), having deliberated on a motion of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH to order the accused Milosav Vesković into pre-trial custody, issued a Decision on 20 November 2018 granting the motion in part and ordered the accused Vesković into pre-trial custody for a maximum period of two (2) years, running from 19 November 2018 or a new decision of the Court. The custody was ordered on the grounds of Article 132(1)(c) of the Criminal Procedure Code of BiH: a risk that the accused would repeat the offense, attempt to complete the attempted offense or commit a threatened offense, with such offenses being punishable by five (5) years’ imprisonment or a heavier penalty.

At the same time, the Court cancelled bail of the accused Milosav Vesković ordered by Decision of the Court of BiH of 6 May 2014 and returned the amount of EUR 10,000.00 (ten thousand euros) to the accused. The Court also revoked a prohibiting measure of meeting with particular persons imposed on the accused by Decision of the Court of BiH of 6 May 2014.

Milosav Vesković is charged with the criminal offense of Organized Crime under Article 250(2) of the Criminal Code of BiH (CC BiH) as read with the criminal offense of Money Laundering under Article 209 of the CC BiH in concurrence with the criminal offense of Organized Criminal Group under Article 383 A (2) of the Criminal Code of the Republika Srpska (CC RS) as read with the criminal offense of Aggravated Robbery under Article 233(2) of the CC RS.

 

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