BOSNIAN MINISTER FACES CORRUPTION CHARGES OVER WEAPONS SALE

On 8 December, Rferl reported that Bosnia-Herzegovina’s top court has confirmed the indictment of Selmo Cikotic, the Balkan country’s security minister, who is accused of abusing his official position over the irregular sale of weapons and military equipment a decade ago when he held the post of defence minister.  He had been defence minister 2006-2012.  He is alleged to have deprived the state of about $5.6 million 2009-11 by unlawfully changing the terms of a contract for the sale of surplus outdated weapons, ammunition, and military equipment in order to favour the buyer, a Croatian company.

https://www.rferl.org/a/bosnia-minister-corruption-weapons/31600208.html

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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