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Guilty verdict in Vushtrri/Vučitrn murder case carries 15 years of imprisonment

31 July 2015

Yesterday a judicial panel of three international Judges, at the Mitrovica Basic Court, pronounced a guilty verdict in a murder case, which happened 22 March 2013 in Vushtrri/Vučitrn.

Pursuant to Article 366 Paragraph (1) of the Criminal Procedure Code of Kosovo (CPCK), in a public hearing, the Accused was FOUND GUILTY and SENTENCED  to 15 (fifteen) years of imprisonment for the criminal offence of Aggravated murder (Article 179, Paragraph 1, Subparagraph 1.5 in conjunction with Article 31 of the Criminal Code). The defendant acted in co-perpetration with another person  who fired three gun shots, one of the shots hit and killed the victim.

The parties have the right to appeal against this Judgment within 15 days of the day the copy of the Judgment has been served (Article 380 Paragraph (1) CPCK).