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Kosovo. Second arrest in the “Guardians of the Bridge” case

The Mitrovica Bridge in 2008, with a view of the north of the city. A bridge also called “Pont Austerlitz” by the French soldiers who “guarded” this bridge for many years (© NGV / B2)

(BRUSSELS2) Dragoljub (aka Dragan) Delibasic, was arrested on Tuesday evening (February 4) in Lesak. He voluntarily presented himself to the Office of the Special Prosecutor of Kosovo (SPRK) which issued an arrest warrant. Dragan is suspected of having, as commander of the Mitrovica police in 1999/2000, incited assassinations, in connection with Oliver Ivanovic, the alleged leader of the “bridge guards” of Mitrovica, explains the “Rule of law” mission ” of the European Union (EULEX Kosovo). The suspect must appear this Wednesday before the international prosecutor of the SPRK.


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).