Pristina extends house arrest for Pantic by two months

PRISTINA - A basic court in Pristina on Thursday extended by two months the house arrest for Dejan Pantic, a Kosovo-Metohija Serb who is a former Kosovo Police officer.

In a statement, the court said a preliminary proceedings judge had granted a request by the special prosecutor's office that Pantic's house arrest be extended until March 9, Pristina's Koha ditore reports.

Pantic may appeal the decision with an appeals court in Pristina.

Pantic was arrested at the Jarinje administrative crossing on December 10 and transferred to house arrest in the closing days of last year.

Pristina has charged him with involvement in an alleged attack on the Kosovska Mitrovica office of its central electoral commission.

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