Case Name

Case name: Bijeljina II

Case Number

KTO-6/14

Broj žrtava

4

Number of accused

Ranking the Accused

Defendant's rank: lower military

Indictment date

4. June 2014. years

Case Phase

Case status: Finally resolved

Duration of the procedure from the beginning of the trial

2 years 3 months

Number of examined witness

6

Date and outcome of the first instance verdict

24. November 2015. years
First-instance judgment: Acquittal of charges due to lack of evidence Pursuant to judgment K. Po2 10/15, rendered on 24 November 2015 before the Belgrade Higher Court’s War Crimes Department, defendant AA was released from charges of engaging as a coperpetrator in the criminal offence under article 142 (1) (war crime against civilian population) of the FRY Criminal Act.

Date and outcome of the decision of the Appellate Court

26. September 2016. years

Date and outcome of the verdict in the repeated trial

24. November 2015. years

Criminal offence

Criminal offence: War crime against civilian population under article 142 (1) in re article 22 (coperpetration) of the FRY Criminal Act

Factual description

Procedural remarks

Procedural remarks: Originally instituted by the BH authorities, proceedings against those accused in Bijeljina I and Bijeljina II were referred to Serbia pursuant to the Agreement on Legal Assistance in Civil and Criminal Matters, concluded between the two states in 2005. One of the five defendants stood trial before the BH court, which convicted him in 2012.