Crime in the surroundings of Vukovar


Trial against Radivoj Ivković for war crime against civilians, as described and punishable according to Article 120 of the Basic Criminal Law Act of the Republic of Croatia (hereinafter: OKZRH).

INDICTMENT (SUMMARY)

The Vukovar ŽDO’s indictment issued on 30 April 2003 charges the defendant that, in his capacity as member of Serb paramilitary formations in one village in the surroundings of Vukovar in February 1992, he raped one female person and plundered property, and therefore he committed a war crime against civilians stated in Article 120, paragraph 1 of the OKZRH.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Vukovar County Court

Case file number: K-21/03

War Crimes Council (panel): judge Slavko Teofilović, President of the Council; we are not familiar with the names of the Council Members

Indictment: no. K-DO-29/02 of 30 April 2003 issued by the Vukovar County State Attorney’s Office (ŽDO)

Prosecution: Vlatko Miljković, Vukovar County Deputy State Attorney

Criminal offence: war crime against civilians stated in Article 120, paragraph 1 of the the Basic Criminal Law Act of the Republic of Croatia (hereinafter: OKZRH)

Defendant: Radivoj Ivković, unavailable to the Croatian judiciary

Defence: Šimo Filipović, lawyer practising in Vinkovci

Victim (raped): one female person

TRIAL MONITORING REPORTS

Trial monitoring reports are available in Croatian: Okolica Vukovara izvještaji sa praćenja