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Serbian Court Orders Detention of ‘Kidnapped’ Kosovo Policemen

The Higher Public Prosecutor's office in Kraljevo, central Serbia, ordered an investigation into three detained Kosovo policemen suspected of the illegal production, possession, carrying and trafficking of weapons and explosive materials..

The judge for the preliminary proceedings of the Higher Court in Kraljevo meanwhile ordered the detention of all three suspects.

Kosovo, Serbia, Trade Conflicting Accounts Over ‘Kidnapped’ Police Officers

Kosovo and Serbian institutions on Wednesday said Serbian police had arrested three Kosovo police officials in an action that Kosovo authorities called "kidnapping".

Both countries gave contradictory claims regarding the location of the arrest.

Share Your Experience: Domestic Violence in Kosovo

The reported number of domestic violence cases has increased in Kosovo in recent years, with the majority of the victims being women who often do not find justice and live in fear for their lives.

The number of cases of domestic violence reported to police has risen steadily, from 1,915 in 2019 and just over 2,000 in 2020 to over 2,400 in 2021.

Kosovo Serb Minister’s Sacking Unlikely Despite ‘Kristallnacht’ Accusation

Responding to calls to dismiss a Kosovo Serb government minister, Goran Rakic, head of the Belgrade-backed Srpska Lista party, after his controversial statements, Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti on Thursday said sacking him would not help anything.

"The issue is not Rakic. Dismissal would turn him into an issue," Kurti said on Thursday, ahead of municipal elections due on Sunday.

Ursula von der Leyen on Her Balkan Tour Urges Belgrade Pristina to Iron out license Plates Controversy

he head of the European Union's executive branch on Wednesday called on Kosovo and Serbia to resolve their disputes through the dialogue and deescalate the recent tension over license plates.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was in Kosovo's capital, Pristina, to meet with senior leaders as part of her regional tour before an EU-Western Balkans summit on Oct. 6.