The activities, in this case, have been carried out through an intensive joint work of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina and police officers of the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA), with the support of the Border Police of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Significant international cooperation has been achieved with the partner institutions of the Republic of Croatia.
Prosecutor from the Special Department for Organized Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina has issued an Indictment against Adis Abaz, born in 1979 in Zenica, Sumedin Topčagić aka ‘Sume’, born in 1988 in Gračanica, Admir Mahmutagić aka ‘Riks’, born in 1981 in Doboj, Deni Stanišić, born in 1992 in Zenica and Almir Mrkonjić, born in 1997 in Nürnberg, in the Federal Republic of Germany.
These accused persons are charged with joining the group for organized crime in 2018, which was formed by the accused Adis Abaz for the purpose of illicit procurement and smuggling and international sale of marijuana and amphetamine narcotic drugs from Bosnia and Herzegovina to the EU countries and back, with an aim of acquiring material gain.
The Indictment alleges that, in mid-June of 2018, the aforementioned accused persons organized smuggling of around ten kilograms of marijuana narcotic drug from Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Republic of Slovenia. The drug was discovered at the Border Crossing in Brod, while attempting entry to the Republic of Croatia.
Moreover, these accused persons are charged with smuggling of around ten kilograms of amphetamine narcotic drug, which was smuggled from the territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Bosnia and Herzegovina. In mid-August of 2018, the said drug was discovered and seized at the Border Crossing in Brod, while attempting entry to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In the course of the investigation, significant cooperation has been established with the partner institutions of the Republic of Croatia, whereas one person, who is associated with the aforementioned accused persons, was prosecuted by the judicial authorities of the Republic of Croatia.
These accused persons are charged with the criminal offense of Organized Crime, as referred to in Article 250 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the criminal offense of Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs, as referred to in Article 195 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Indictment has been forwarded to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for confirmation.