Crime in Branjin Vrh

Trials in Croatia ::

The trial against the defendant Vaso Petrović et al. for the criminal act of genocide is held before the War Crime Council of the Osijek County Court pursuant to the indictment No. KT-123/96 dated 7 May 1996.

The trial against the defendants Goran Čuljak, Slavko Kecman and Branko Tomić was separated. In the modified indictment dated 30 December 1996, the factual description of the criminal act, legal aspects and legal qualification of the act were changed. After that, the procedure against Goran Čuljak, Slavko Kecman and Branko Tomić was quashed.

The procedure against other defendants is on hold until they become available to the judiciary of the Republic of Croatia. The Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia has made a recommendation not to conduct trials of the defendants in absentia.
MONITORING REPORTS

Before the War Crime Council of the Osijek County Court comprising: Damir Krahulec (Council president), Mario Kovač i Ante Kvesić (Council members), the prosecution is represented by Željko Krpan, the Osijek County Deputy State’s Attorney.

The procedure against the defendants who are at large is on hold until they become available to the judiciary of the Republic of Croatia. The Supreme Court of the Republic of Croatia has made a recommendation not to conduct trials of the defendants in absentia.

We did not monitor this trial.