Case Name

Case name: Tenja I

Case Number

КТRZ 9/08

Broj žrtava


Number of accused

Defendant: AA

Ranking the Accused

Defendant's rank: lower police member

Indictment date

11. March 2010. years

Case Phase

Case status: Finally resolved

Duration of the procedure from the beginning of the trial

1 year 1 month

Number of examined witness


Date and outcome of the first instance verdict

17. November 2010. years
First instance judgment: 10 years in prison

Date and outcome of the decision of the Appellate Court

11. April 2011. years
Decision on appeal: 12 years in prison

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: According to the court findings, on 20 November 1991, the defendant and his accomplice, acting as members of the Serb police force, killed a Croat prisoner of war at a site outside Tenja, Croatia. The two police members removed the victim from an ambulance, forced him into another vehicle and ultimately killed him on the road.

Procedural remarks

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