Bosnian, Croatian and Slovenian authorities working together have dismantled an organized crime group that smuggled illegal migrants through the Balkans into Western Europe. The operation dubbed “Loca” was conducted at the request of the State Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovin and nabbed 12 suspects.
Bosnian authorities asked that seven of the suspects in custody, six Bosnians and one Turkish citizen, be jailed after the arrests Tuesday. They said the Bosnian nationals have multiple previous convictions and, if released, would ikely reoffend. There is a risk of flight for the Turkish national, they argued. Turkey does not extradite its citizens, and the Turkish suspect would be out of the reach of Bosnian judiciary is he were allowed to return home.
Bosnian Border Police and Croatia police forces conducted the operation in eight locations in northeast and northwest Bosnia.
Viewed 2983 times Protesters to Putin: “Go Home”
Viewed 2101 times Mandatory Pension Protesters March to Presidential Palace
Viewed 1571 times Anti-Putin Protesters in Yerevan Disregard Police Warning to Disperse
Viewed 1422 times Police Visit Yerevan Home of Anti-Putin Protest Organizer
Viewed 1218 times 1,258th On the Waiting List: 25 Years after the Earthquake
Viewed 1160 times Off-Shore Question Irritates Minister: 'Haven't you heard of the presumption of innocence?'