Pristina authorities release Kosovo Serb on bail after six months

N1 / Zana Cimili

Kosovo Serb Dusan Obrenovic, who spent six months in custody, was released on bail Monday, director of the Serbian Government Office for Kosovo Petar Petkovic said in a post on X.

Obrenovic was arrested before the riots broke out in Zvecan, northern Kosovo, on May 29 and handed over by KFOR, together with Rados Petrovic, to the Kosovo Police. His detention was repeatedly extended.

According to media reports, while in police detention, Obrenovic was brutally beaten by the Kosovo police. He was later transferred to a prison in Podujevo.

Liaison officer between Belgrade and Pristina Dejan Pavicevic said earlier that Obrenovic and Petrovic, whom he had visited in prison, were detained despite the evidence that they did not in any way participate in the riots of May 29 in Zvecan, because KFOR took them away 20 minutes before everything started.