Komunikata për Shtyp

Komunikata për Shtyp

Verdict in war crimes case

23 nëntor 2011

23 November 2011

Today a mixed panel composed of two EULEX Judges and one Kosovo judge at the Prishtinë/Priština District court found the defendant F.G. guilty of the criminal offence of War crimes against the civilian population. He was sentenced to eighteen (18) years of imprisonment.

The court found that F.G. in June 1999 in his capacity as a member of the Kosovo Liberation Army, and in co-perpetration with N.B., entered the house of S.G. in Varigovc/Varigovce, in Lipjan/Lipljane Municipality and shot him dead.

The accused H.R. was found guilty of the criminal offence of Providing assistance to perpetrators after the commission of criminal offences, and was given a six-month suspended prison sentence.

The case was prosecuted by a EULEX prosecutor from Kosovo’s Special Prosecution Office (SPRK).