Case Name

Case name: Stara Gradiška (AA)

Case Number

КТRZ 14/7

Broj žrtava


Number of accused

Defendant: AA

Ranking the Accused

Defendant's rank: lower military

Indictment date

3. June 2009. years

Case Phase

Case status: finally resolved

Duration of the procedure from the beginning of the trial

1 year 7 months

Number of examined witness


Date and outcome of the first instance verdict

25. June 2010. years
First instance judgment: 5 years in prison

Date and outcome of the decision of the Appellate Court

24. January 2011. years
Decision on appeal: Lower court's judgment confirmed

Date and outcome of the verdict in the repeated trial


Criminal offence

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

Factual description

Background facts: The court found that on an unidentified day between the former part of October 1991 and late January 1992, the defendant, at the time member of the Republic of Srpska Krajina's Territorial Defence force, brutalized and otherwise tortured three Croat civilians - inmates of the prison in Stara Gradiška, Croatia.

Procedural remarks

Procedural remarks: The Croatian State Prosecutor referred evidence in this case to the Serbian War Crimes Prosecutor.