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Following the murder of two young brothers, hundreds of people gathered in several towns to protest against violence and to urge authorities to do more to enforce the rule of law.
Montenegrins on Sunday gathered on the main squares of Bar, Niksic, Ulcinj, Podgorica, Bijelo Polje and Kotor to light candles in memory of of Dejan and Ljubomir Gojacanin, aged 26 and 24, who were killed on Friday night.
Police arrested Scepan Bujic, 20, on Sunday in connection with the killings.
The killings outraged not only the victims' friends and neighbours in the town Bar but many others in the country.
On social networks and at protests held in squares, people expressed dismay with what some see as a poor rate of prosecution of criminals and generally weak rule of law.
“The state should not allow crime to be a role model,” a post on the Facebook page, “We are all Dejan and Ljubo Gojacanin”, read.
Rasko Konjevic, the Interior Minister, said that he was aware that public trust in the police was shaken, promising that people with criminal records would not be allowed to walk around armed.
He and the director of police, Bozidar Vuksanovic, visited Bar on Sunday, announcing a more aggressive fight against gangs in the seaside town.
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