The trial of eight former members of the Bosnian Army began with a reading of the indictment and the presentation of the state prosecution’s introductory statement. The defendants have been charged with committing crimes against civilians and prisoners of war in the Buzim area.
Mehmed Alesevic, charged with crimes in Buzim, failed to appear at a status conference held today before the state court. According to the defense, he was admitted to a psychiatric hospital in Slovenia due to his poor mental health.
A status conference in the Mehmed Alesevic case scheduled at the Bosnian state court was postponed due to the failure of the defendant to appear in court. Alesevic has been charged with crimes in Buzim.
The Bosnian state court has confirmed an indictment against Zijad Nanic, Esad Kudelic, Vahid Bajraktarevic, Senad Salkic, Hasan Mustafic, Mehmed Alesevic, Nedzad Bapic and Samir Isakovic. The defendants have been charged with war crimes in Buzim.
State border police have arrested Mehmed Alesevic as per an order issued by the Bosnian state prosecution. Alesevic, who is suspected of having committed war crimes in the Buzim area, was arrested at the Maljevac border crossing.