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Prishtina, 6 February 2014- At the request of an international prosecutor from the Kosovo Special Prosecution Office (SPRK), an international judge from the Mitrovica Basic Court ordered one month detention on remand for Dragoljub Delibasic arrested on 4 February. The pretrial judge at the Mitrovica Basic Court found that there is a substantial risk that the defendant will flee the jurisdiction, and there is also a concrete risk there will be intimidation of witnesses.

The defendant, acting in the capacity of Mitrovica Police Commander in 1999/2000, is charged with (1) incitement to commit the offence of aggravated murder by depriving other persons of life because of national motives, committed in co-perpetration with Oliver Ivanovic, the alleged leader of the “Bridge Watchers”; (2) incitement to commit the offence of attempted aggravated murder by depriving other persons of life because of national motives resulting in grievous bodily injury, committed in co-perpetration with Oliver Ivanovic, the alleged leader of the  “Bridge Watchers”; and (3) incitement to commit the offence of attempted aggravated murder by depriving other persons of life because of national motives, committed in co-perpetration with Oliver Ivanovic, the alleged leader of the “Bridge Watchers”. The parties have the right to appeal.

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