City: Vitez

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26. July 2019.
The Bosnian appeals court upheld a verdict convicting four former Bosnian Army military policemen of physically and sexually abusing Croat civilians at a detention facility in the village of Kruscica near Vitez in 1993. The appeals chamber of the Bosnian state court in Sarajevo on Friday upheld the verdict sentencing ex-soldiers Minet Akeljic, Saban Haskic, Senad Bilal and Hazim Patkovic to a total of 27 years in prison for crimes against civilians in the village of Kruscica in 1993.

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6. June 2019.
Four former Bosnian Army soldiers appealed against their convictions for crimes against Bosnian Croat civilians at a detention facility in the village of Kruscica, near Vitez in 1993. Defence lawyers for Bosniak ex-soldiers Minet Akeljic, Saban Haskic, Senad Bilal and Hazim Petkovic appealed at the Bosnian state court on Thursday to have the verdict convicting them overturned, or a retrial held.

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8. November 2018.
Eight former Bosnian Army commanders and servicemen were arrested on suspicion of killing captured Croat civilians and prisoners of war in villages in the Vitez area in 1993. Bosnia’s State Investigation and Protection Agency on Thursday arrested Ibrahim Puric, Ibrahim Tarahija, Nijaz Sivro, Rusit Nurkovic, Almir Sarajlic, Sacir Omanovic, Kasim Kavazovic and Sadik Omanovic, who are all accused of wartime crimes against Croats in central Bosnia.

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30. July 2018.
A defence lawyer in the case against five former Bosniak soldiers accused of abusing Croat prisoners at a detention facility in the Vitez area in 1993 asked the Bosnian court for an acquittal verdict. In his closing statement to the state court in Sarajevo on Monday, a lawyer for one of the five former Bosnian […]