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Medicus – Indictment Confirmed

04 May 2011

An Appeal Panel composed of two EULEX judges and one Kosovo judge from Pristina District Court, has confirmed the indictment against five defendants in the so called “Medicus” case.

The offences were allegedly committed in 2008 at the Medicus Clinic in Pristina and involved victims from various countries.

Four defendants will face charges of trafficking in persons for the purpose of removal of organs and organised crime. Three Defendants will face a charge of unlawful exercise of medical activity. Two defendants will face a charge of abuse of official position.

The case will now be listed for trial at Pristina District Court.

Two other defendants involved in the case remain at large.

The prosecution is under the supervision of Kosovo’s Special Prosecution Office (SPRK).