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8 Serbs in Pec arrested and then released (Radio Gorazdevac, Kontakt plus radio)

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Lawyers working for a Free Legal Aid office and a cameraman who was supposed to film usurped Serb properties were arrested last night in Pec, Kontakt plus radio reported referring to Radio Gorazdevac.

According to Radio Gorazdevac, the arrest took place last night around 19.00 hrs, while mentioned persons were moving in the two vehicles and allegedly filmed a police station building.

They were kept few hours at the police station, their video material was examined as well.

Serbian Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija Director, Marko Djuric also spoke about this arrest early this morning.

“I want to inform you that uniformed persons took away 3 journalists and 5 lawyers in Pec yesterday, kept them for five hours and interrogated them, without taking them to any judiciary bodies,” Djuric said.

“The Government of Serbia in the strongest terms condemns arrest and interrogation of 3 RTS staff members and 5 lawyers in Kosovo and Metohija.”

According to Djuric, arrested persons were released only after intervention from Belgrade.

Lawyers were on the field within the project to offer a free legal aid to Serbs whose properties are usurped, Kontakt plus radio reported.

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