Crime in Borovo Selo (defendant Milan Marinković)

Trial against Milan Marinković for a war crime against wounded and sick under Article 121 and for a war crime against war prisoners under Article 122 of the OKZRH. INDICTMENT (SUMMARY) The Osijek ŽDO issued the Indictment No. K-DO-28/11 on 10 May 2011 in which the following persons were indicted: Milan Marinković, Jovan Jakovljević, Dragan Rakanović, Milenko Mihajlović and Jovica Vučenović. The mentioned defendants were charged with maltreatment of detained and wounded Croatian policemen Zvonimir Meković, Dalibor Križanović, Boško Crčić-Kurtanjek and Ivan Komšić on 2 May 1991 in Borovo Selo; i.e. they are charged with committing a war crime against wounded and sick as referred to in Article 121 and for a war crime against war prisoners referred to in Article 122 of the OKZRH. The Osijek ŽDO’s indictment no. K-DO-28/11 of 10 May 2011 can be viewed here. On 2 December 2011, the Osijek County Court in its decision adopted by the Extra-trial chamber separated the proceedings in respect of defendant Milan Marinković from the proceedings against other defendants who are unavailable to Croatian judiciary. Amended indictment (aligned) dated 17 January 2012 can be viewed here. GENERAL INFORMATION Osijek County Court War Crimes Council (the panel): judge Darko Krušlin, Council President, judges Anto Rašić and Ninoslav Ljubojević, Council Members Case file number: Krz 5/11 Indictment: No. K-DO-28/11 issued by the Osijek ŽDO on 10 May 2011, amended (aligned) on 17 January 2012 Prosecution: Miroslav Dasović, Osijek County Deputy State’s Attorney Criminal offence: war crime against war prisoners under Article 122 of the OKZRH Defendant: Milan Marinković, kept in custody from 11 November 2010 until the verdict pronouncement on 1 February 2012 Defence:Marko Cvrković, lawyer practising in Vukovar and Zlatko Cvrković, a lawyer practising in Vinkovci Victims – beaten: Zvonimir Meković and Dalibor Križanović   TRIAL MONITORING REPORTS Trial monitoring reports written in Croatian can be viewed here: BOROVOSELO(OPT.MILANMARINKOVIĆ)izvjestajispracenjasudjenja VERDICT On 1 February 2012, the Osijek County Court’s War Crimes Council pronounced a verdict in which defendant Milan Marinković was found guilty and sentenced to 3 years and 6 months in prison.