The Bosnian prosecution called for a 20-year sentence for Sakib Mahmuljin, wartime commander of the Bosnian Army’s Third Corps, for failing to stop Islamic volunteer fighters torturing and killing Serb prisoners.
Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Ranko Radulovic, a Montenegrin citizen, pleaded not guilty to attacking Bosniaks, committing rape, taking hostages and destroying property in the Foca area of Bosnia during the war in 1992.
Wartime Bosnian Serb police reservist and army officer Rade Garic was sentenced to 20 years in prison for persecuting Bosniaks from the Vlasenica and Srebrenica areas in 1992 and 1995 in a series of crimes including several murders.
A hearing in a war crimes trial was postponed over confusion caused by changes to the criminal code imposed by Bosnia and Herzegovina’s international overseer to ban the denial of genocide and crimes against humanity.
The wartime commander of the Bosnian Serb Army’s Sana Brigade, Branko Basara, is accused of attacking, forcibly relocating and murdering civilians in the Sanski Most area of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992.
In a retrial before the Belgrade Higher Court, Bosnian Serb soldier Joja Plavanjac was convicted of killing 11 people at a prison in Bosanska Krupa in Bosnia in August 1992, and his fellow ex-serviceman Zdravko Narancic of helping him.