CC/PIU/314-E

The Hague, 8 May 1998

STATEMENT BY THE PROSECUTOR FOLLOWING THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE CHARGES AGAINST 14 ACCUSED

On 5 May and 8 May respectively, Judge VOHRAH and Judge RIAD granted the leave requested by the Office of the Prosecutor to withdraw the charges against 14 accused in the Omarska and Keraterm indictments:

The charges against the following 11 accused in the Omarska indictment are withdrawn: Zdravko GOVEDARICA, GRUBAN, Predrag KOSTIC, Nedeljko PASPALJ, Milan PAVLIC, Milutin POPOVIC, Drazenko PREDOJEVIC, Zeljko SAVIC, Mirko BABIC, Nikica JANJIC and Dragomir SAPONJA

The charges against the following 5 accused in the Keraterm indictment are withdrawn: Nikica JANJIC(also named in the initial Omarska indictment), Dragan KONDIC, Goran LAJIC, Dragomir SAPONJA (also named in the initial Omarska indictment) and Nedjeljko TIMARAC.


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