Bosnian security chief convicted of inaction against protests

March 5, 2015 3:56 PM

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SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's national security chief was handed a one-year suspended prison sentence on Thursday for refusing to deploy his forces to protect state institutions during unprecedented civil unrest last year.

Goran Zubac, head of the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA), was found guilty of "negligence at work", judge Mirsad Strika said, reading out the verdict.

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