Kosovo police

Arrest of two lawyers "further pressure on Serbs"

Arrest of two lawyers "further pressure on Serbs"

BELGRADE, ZVEČAN -- Aleksandar Vulin says the arrest of lawyers Dejan Vasić and Faruk Korenica "represents further pressure on Serbs in northern Kosovo."

The minister without portfolio in charge of Kosovo in the technical government called for their immediate release pending trial.

OSCE: Voter turnout in Kosovo-Metohija 34.4 pct

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - OSCE Mission Spokesperson Nikola Gaon stated for Tanjug that according to preliminary results 37,174 voters, or 34.42 pct of the total number, cast their ballots in Serbia's early parliamentary election in Kosovo-Metohija (KiM) on Sunday.

Gaon added that no incidents were reported on the day of election.

Deputy police chief in Zubin Potok gets 48-hour suspension

ZUBIN POTOK – The deputy commander of the police station in the town of Zubin Potok in northern Kosovo-Metohija (KiM) has been suspended for failure to secure a detainee, who managed to escape from police custody with the help of a group of people on Wednesday, Kosovo Police regional head of operations Zeljko Bojic has said.

Dacic condemns forcible freeing of Serb in Zubin Potok

BELGRADE - Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic condemned on Thursday the forcible freeing of Serb Slobodan Sovrlic from the police station in Zubin Potok, northern Kosovo, stressing that there must be order.

"There must be order and therefore such events are not good and must be met with condemnation," Dacic told reporters.

Ivanovic transferred to Kosovska Mitrovica

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - EULEX spokesperson Dragana Nikolic Solomon told Tanjug that leader of the Citizens' Initiative Serbia Democracy Justice (SDP) Oliver Ivanovic was transferred on Wednesday from the Pristina detention unit to the one in Kosovska Mitrovica.

Nikolic Solomon underlined that the EULEX mission assisted the Kosovo police in Ivanovic's transfer.