Case Name

Case name: Zvornik III (Savić et al.)

Case Number

KTRZ 8/07

Broj žrtava


Number of accused

Defendants: Saša Ćilerdžić Darko Janković Goran Savić

Ranking the Accused

Defendants' ranks: lower military

Indictment date

14. March 2008. years

Case Phase

Case status: finally resolved

Duration of the procedure from the beginning of the trial

4 years 6 months

Number of examined witness


Date and outcome of the first instance verdict

5. January 2012. years
First instance judgment / years in prison: Darko Janković: 15 Goran Savić: 1.5 Saša Ćilerdžić: acquitted of charges

Date and outcome of the decision of the Appellate Court

4. October 2012. years
Decision on appeal / years in prison: Darko Janković: 20 Goran Savić: 3 Saša Ćilerdžić: first instance judgment confirmed

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 court's findings, over the period between May and July 1992, defendants Janković and Savić, at the time members of the Serbian Territorial Defence force, engaged in a campaign of terror against Bosniak civilians confined in makeshift prisons at the sites of Čelopek, Ekonomija and Ciglana. The campaign included inhumane acts, torture and several killings (see Zvornik I).

Procedural remarks