A former Bosnian Serb soldier, Predrag Prosic, pleads not guilty for the crimes against humanity committed in 1992 in Sanski Most.
The Bosnian State Prosecution charged Prosic, as a member of the 6th Sana Brigade of the Army of Republika Srpska, with expelling civilian population on political, ethnic and religious grounds, taking part in forced disappearances and other inhuman acts in late May 1992.
“On May 27, 1992, Prosic searched family houses in the villages of Mahala and Muhici, forced Bosniak children, women and men out of houses and had them locked up in the Narodni Front primary school and sports hall in Sanski Most,” states the indictment.
On the same day, according to the prosecution, Prosic, with a group of soldiers, killed eight civilians, including a pregnant woman, in their home in the village of Mahala, set the house on fire and left.
Afterwards, according to the indictment, together with other soldiers, Prosic led three civilians out of their house, took them in the direction of the village of Krkojevci and killed them.
Since he pleaded not guilty, the trial of Prosic will start within 30 or 60 days.
Prosic was arrested in the region of Prijedor on November 30, 2011, and he has been held in custody since, while the indictment against him was confirmed on February 24.
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