Sex crimes

Serbian Actor Accused of Rape Denies Allegations to Police

The well-known Serbian actor and politican Branislav Lecic has denied raping the actress Danijela Stajnfeld, the Belgrade Higher Prosecutor's Office told BIRN.

Lecic was summoned to the police to give a statement on accusations of rape dating to 2012. He spent several hours in the police station on Friday.

Bosnian War Rape Survivors ‘Still Afraid to Speak Out’

According to estimates by the United Nations, between 20,000 and 50,000 people were raped during the Bosnian war.

Wartime rape victims often keep quiet about their experiences for years in order to avoid being stigmatised or condemned by their families and communities. Tursunovic did not tell anyone about what she suffered for 17 years.

Aleksic questioned in the prosecution, he was reported by five girls

He was questioned due to the reports of five other girls who subsequently reported him for sexual abuse.
After the hearing, the prosecution extended the investigation against him to new crimes and new victims.
His lawyer, Zoran Jakovljevic, confirmed that Aleksic had been questioned, but did not want to give other details, noting that "there is nothing spectacular".