1993 Apr 16

Bosnian Croats took part in a killing spree in the village of Ahmici and 116 Muslims were massacred and the village set fire.
Source:(SFC, 8/19/98, p.C2)(SFC, 1/15/00, p.A11)(SFC, 10/24/01, p.C2)(SFC, 11/1/01, p.C7)
6 Bosnian Croats went on trial in 1998 in the Hague on charges of war crimes. In 2000 Vladimir Santic, head of the Croat Jokers police unit, was sentenced to 25 years in prison; Drago Josipovic was sentenced to 15 years; Zoran and Mirjan Kupreskic were sentenced to 10 and 8 years, and Vlatko Kupreskic received 6 years. In 2001 the tribunal overturned the convictions, released 3 defendants and reduced the sentences of 2 others. In 2001 an indictment was opened against Pasko Ljubicic, a former Bosnian-Croat military police officer, for war crimes in Ahmici.