Reports in Case : Jokic Miodrag - "Dubrovnik"
SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR ADMIRAL JOKIC
Finding that his participation in the Dubrovnik operation of the former JNA was “peripheral”, and was “mostly effected through omissions”, the Trial Chamber sentenced admiral Miodrag Jokic to 7 years in prison.
“DISCOUNT” FOR GUILTY PLEA AND REPENTANCE
Will the sentence imposed on Admiral Miodrag Jokic revive the interest of the accused – especially those of high military ranks – for entering a guilty plea and cooperation with the prosecution?
JOKIC IN DUBROVNIK AND THE HAGUE “BY ACCIDENT”
At the end of his marathon testimony at General Strugar’s trial, Admiral Jokic blamed his ill fate on the death of his predecessor as commander of the Ninth Naval District. "Had it not been for his death, I would never have gone there or to The Hague.”
DEFENCE SEEKS MILDER SENTENCE FOR JOKIC
The defense considers there are substantial mitigating circumstances in Admiral Miodrag Jokic’s case. “I feel deep regret for the deaths of all the people killed on both sides… I’m sorry I didn’t take measures and punish the perpetrators. Let this be a lesson for everyone,” Jokic said at the appellate hearing today
JUDGES AFFIRM SEVEN-YEAR SENTENCE FOR ADMIRAL JOKIC
All grounds for appeal filed by Admiral Miodrag Jokic were dismissed and his sentence: seven years in prison, affirmed. He was sentenced for aiding and abetting the crimes committed during the shelling of the Old Town of Dubrovnik in December 1991