Prosecution frees four Banjska incident suspects

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The Kosovo Special Prosecution said that it released four of the people suspected of taking part in the Banjska armed incident.

A press release quoted by Koha daily said that the four suspects were released due to lack of evidence. It added that they were arrested far from the scene of the armed incident.

“Four persons were arrested on September 26 during the Kosovo Police operation in the Banjska village, Zvecan municipality, far from the site of the events and were released by the Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosovo due to a lack of evidence from the Kosovo Police,” the press release said.

The Kosovo Police said in its daily report that four Serbs reported unregistered hunting rifles to the police in Banjska.

Koha recalled that a total of 8 people were reported to have been arrested in connection to the armed incident in Banjska where Kosovo Police Sergeant Afrim Bunjaku and several mebers of the group of Kosovo Serbs were killed.