Kosovo Special Prosecution witness, Shkumbin Mehmeti claims that 2004 March violence was organized by a criminal group, supported by war parties, secret service and big families, Insajder reports referring to KoSSev portal.
A criminal group was established by the end of 2001 and this group carried out numerous post-war killings including political ones, portal writes. “Big names” were aware of the establishment and activities of this group.
The mission of this group was to organize March violence 2004, and they had support for that from “all war parties,” secret service and “big families.” Members of the group were promised amnesty for a successful mission. According to the witness Mehmeti the same group “was destroyed” by the end of 2004.
KoSSev further writes, referring to Klan Kosova broadcast, Mehmeti provided details related to the murders, the group carried out, claiming he was part of the group too.
He said there were individuals “responsible to cover up all traces of crimes committed by the members of the group” and one of them is still part of the Kosovo police, Insajder reported.
Mehmeti is serving 30-year prison sentence for murdering two UNMIK police officers in 2004, near Podujevo. A group of Albanians was charged with these murders, while Kosovo media reported there were doubts this group was related to the organization of 17 March 2004 violence, Serbian media reported.