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Case name


Case number


Number of victims


Persons indicted

1 оптужено лице

Rank(s) of person(s) indicted

Indictment date

Case stage

indictment dismissed

Duration of proceedings since trial commencement

4 months 22 days

Witnesses examined


Date and outcome of the first instance verdict

Pursuant to a ruling rendered by the War Crimes Department - part of the Higher Court in Belgrade. the indictment was dismissed.

Date and outcome of decision on appeal

Date and outcome of verdict in new trial

Criminal offence

war crime against civilian population under article 142 (1) of the FRY Criminal Act

Background facts

Procedural remarks

Pursuant to its Ruling K Po2-6/18 of 05/02/2019, the War Crimes Department - part of the Higher Court in Belgrade dismissed the OWCP Indictment (ref. KTO 5/18) of 14/09/2019.

The Court found that the grounds for dismissal of indictment prescribed by article 416 (1.3) of the Criminal Procedure Code existed in this case, given that the accused, BB, suffered from a mental disorder which permanently impaired his ability to stand trial.