The State Investigation and Protection Agency, SIPA, arrested Vlastimir Golijan, Zoran Goronja and Stanko Savanovic on suspicion that they committed genocide in the Srebrenica area in 1995.
The suspects have been handed over to the State Prosecution for questioning. After questioning, a decision will be made on the eventual filing of a custody order motion.
The Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina suspects that the three men, as members of the 10th Reconnaissance Squad with the Republika Srpska Army, VRS, "were direct executors of the shooting and killing of Bosniak men and boys" and participated in the murder of more than 1,000 victims after the fall of Srebrenica in July 1995.
According to the State Prosecution's announcement, the suspects were arrested at various locations in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It also says that Stanko Savanovic was registered under the name of Stanko Kojic.
Until now, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina has sentenced six former members of the Second Special Police Squad from Sekovici to a total of 181 years in prison "for having assisted in the commission of genocide" in Srebrenica. The State Court has also rendered a first instance verdict sentencing Milorad Trbic to 30 years in prison for genocide committed in Srebrenica.
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