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Detention on remand imposed for a defendant in Mitrovica

12 April 2014

An international pre-trial judge at the Mitrovica Basic Court granted the two prosecution applications and imposed detention on remand for a period of one month for a 32 year old defendant.

The defendant was arrested yesterday in the village of Zupče/Zupç, northern Kosovo by Task Force Mitrovica (TFM) and EULEX Police based on an international arrest warrant issued by INTERPOL.
The arrest was conducted as part of an ongoing murder investigation, involving the suspected criminal offences of Aggravated Murder, Attempted Aggravated Murder, Unauthorized Ownership, Control, Possession of Weapons and Obstructing Official Persons in Performing Official Duties.

The murder charges relate to the murder of KP officer Enver Zymberi on 26th July, 2011 and the attack on the KP convoy in which he was travelling at the time he was murdered.

In a separate case, the defendant is suspected of the criminal offence of Facilitating the escape of persons deprived of liberty.
The parties have the right to appeal.