Case Name

Case name: Orahovac Group .

Case Number

KTRZ 1/07

Broj žrtava

8

Number of accused

Defendant: .

Ranking the Accused

Defendant's rank: lower military

Indictment date

13. July 2007. years

Case Phase

Case status: new trial in progress

Duration of the procedure from the beginning of the trial

in progress

Number of examined witness

29

Date and outcome of the first instance verdict

20. December 2007. years
First instance judgment / years in prison: Acquitted of charges

Date and outcome of the decision of the Appellate Court

3. March 2009. years
Decision on appeal: Lower court's judgment abolished, new trial ordered

Date and outcome of the verdict in the repeated trial

-

Criminal offence

Criminal offence: war crime against civilian population, art. 142 (1) in re art. 22 (coperpetration), FRY Criminal Act

Factual description

Background facts: According to the indictment allegations, in July 1998, ......., at the time member of the KLA unit under the command of ............., engaged - together with 34 other members of the same unit - in a series of acts against Serb civilians, specifically: destruction of property and religious structures; expulsion; unlawful arrests; torture and injuries to bodily integrity; rape; and killing of 8 persons.

Procedural remarks

Procedural remarks: A new trial has not started due to the defendant's unavailability to the Republic of Serbia's authorities.