District Public Prosecutor’s Office in Banja Luka reveals Reasons for Dragicevic’s Arrest

From the District Public Prosecutor’s Office in Banja Luka, it was stated that arrest of  Davor Dragicevic was based on the evidence gathered there on the existence of ground of suspicion that he threatened the security of minister Dragan Lukac.

A report on Dragicevic was delivered to the District Public Prosecutor’s Office of Banja Luka December 26th, 2018, after the criminal investigation was carried. Due to the existence of suspicion that he committed the criminal offense of Endangering Security under Article 150 paragraph 2 of the Criminal Code of Republika Srpska, at the expense of RS Minister of Interior, Dragan Lukac.

The suspect was arrested around 08:00 am for examination in the District Prosecutor’s Office of Banja Luka.

The acting prosecutor examined the suspect in the circumstances of the perpetration of the criminal offense and issued an order for conduct the investigation.

“From the submitted report and evidence, there is a reasonable suspicion that the suspect has committed the criminal offense of endangering the security. After the examination by the acting prosecutor, the person was released to defend himself.

However, there were no special legal grounds for determining the detention order provided for in Article 197 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Republika Srpska, the statement reads.

Since March 18, 2018, Davor Dragicevic, father of tragically deceased 21 years old boy named David Dragicevic, is protesting every day in the center of Banja Luka, together with a hundred other people. The arrest of Dragicevic and opposition partners was conducted on Tuesday morning by the local police, provoking unrest by residents of Banja Luka.

On March 18, 2018, David Dragicevic engaged in a fight for a short time, and on midnight, he went to a local café alone, and to a local bakery around 2:50 am, Chief of the Department for Organized Crime of Republika Srpska, Darko Ilic confirmed at a press conference held in March this year. According to pathologies Zeljko Karan, the death occurred by drowning in the river, but the injuries he had previously suffered from the body were also noticed.

The lifeless body was taken from Vrbas River in Banja Luka on March 24, 2018, after his family reported his disappearance on March 18.




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