Bosnians were shocked this week when they heard that a politically connected local tycoon may have pulled strings to skip the prescribed safety protocols during hospital admission, bringing the coronavirus to the worst possible place - the Department for Pulmonary disease.
Investigators in more than 15 countries have seized almost 36 million units of medical drugs in a coordinated sting on European groups trafficking black market and counterfeit medications.
Police in Bosnia and Herzegovina arrested on Tuesday six people suspected of belonging to an international gang that smuggled drugs from Albania to the European Union over Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia.
Police in Bosnia detained on Sunday two Ukrainian citizens suspected of being part of an organized crime group that stole millions from ATM machines in Bosnia and Montenegro.
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Parliament has been discussing in Sarajevo on Tuesday the appointment of a politician whom theUS Government has blacklisted for corruption into a commission designed to monitor and supervise the country’s anti-graft agency.
In the largest drug seizure in at least several years in Bosnia and Herzegovina, police have confiscated some 400 kilograms of skunk (cannabis) worth several million dollars in the central Bosnian town of Gornji Vakuf, the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) said in astatement Monday.
Croatian police rescued nine illegal migrants from a screwed-down wooden crate Tuesday after stopping a van with Polish license plates near the country’s eastern borders with Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, police said in astatement.
Authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina have seized about 300 kilograms of cannabis worth about two million euros (US$2.227 millions), and are looking for two people who are linked to the drugs, the State Prosecution Office said.
Authorities in the Western Balkans have arrested 10 suspects of an organized crime group that smuggled migrants across borders, Europol announced Tuesday.
More than three years after the mysterious death of a 21-year-old man, Bosnia’s State Prosecution Office launched a new investigation after the victim’s family and the public accused the court in Sarajevo of portraying a murder as a simple car accident in order to hide the real perpetrator.
Bosnian authorities found two drug labs in Sarajevo and arrested two people, accusing them of ‘’the unauthorized production and sale of narcotic drugs,’’ the Interior Ministry announced Tuesday.
Authorities in Bosnia arrested on Thursday three former Sberbank employees who are suspected of money laundering and have allegedly deprived the bank of more than one million Konvertible Marks.
A Bosnian court ordered a one-month detention for an Indian businessman and two of his associates on Thursday due to his alleged involvement in financial crimes in the country, according to Balkan Insight.
A Bosnian businessman who revealed an ongoing corruption scandal shaking the country’s judiciary was questioned on Friday at the state Prosecutor’s Office as a suspect, local media reported.
Bosnia’s top judicial official - embroiled in an ongoing corruption scandal surrounding allegations of bribery - has stated that he plans to take legal action against those he claims “defamed” him, local news reported Friday.
Iron-fisted rulers are undermining state institutions and freedom of expression in the Western Balkans claims a report published on Wednesday by human rights watchdog Freedom House.
Bosnia’s top judicial authority dropped on Monday a disciplinary complaint against its boss, who became embroiled in a corruption scandal after a secretly-filmed video was released showing him allegedly taking bribes through a middleman.
Hundreds of Bosnians protested on Wednesday against corruption in the judiciary and called for resignations of top judicial officials whom they blame for the lack of rule of law in the country.
Bosnia’s top judicial official became embroiled in a corruption scandal on Thursday after a secretly-filmed video was released showing him allegedly taking bribes through a middleman.
About a dozen former politicians and businessmen were sentenced Monday to nearly 53 years in prison for organized crime, tax evasion, money laundering and destroying business records. Bosnia’s State Court gave the group’s leader, a former minister, 12 years behind bars.
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