Savinović, Saša

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Year of the incident: 
1993
Mostar 88000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Savinović, Saša
Role: 
Member of the HVO Anti-Terrorist Group (ATG) “Kažnjenička bojna – Benko Penavić”
Convicted of: 
Persecution as a crime against humanity in the form of murders and forced deportation
Factual basis: 
On 15 July 1993, together with other two members of HVO, Saša Savinović took one civilian and three members of a Bosniak family, including an infant, form their apartments to Bijeli Brijeg near Mostar and participated in their murders. In addition, on 8 August 1993, together with other two members of HVO, he forced one family out of their apartment in the western part of Mostar and participated in their deportation to the eastern part of Mostar.

First Instance Verdict

Date: 
30/10/2017
Court: 
Court of BiH, Criminal Division
Note: 
Sentenced to eight years of imprisonment

Second Instance Verdict

Date: 
13/04/2018
Court: 
Court of BiH, Appellate Division
Note: 
First instance verdict confirmed