The Special Prosecutor’s Office provides details on the indictment against 3 persons
The Special Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Kosovo has filed an indictment against the defendants BB, BS and Xh.K., citizens of the Republic of Kosovo, due to the criminal offense “Participation or organization of an organized criminal group” related to the criminal offense committed in continuation “Smuggling with migrants”.
According to the indictment, “the accused provided the raw material for the production of forged documents and created a laboratory for the production of these documents, forging identity cards, driver’s licenses, passports, etc., in exchange for various amounts of money in their criminal activity .
Also, the accused, for an indefinite period of time, until 23.04.2021, in Pristina, acted as an organized criminal group and committed the criminal offense “Smuggling with migrants”, acting in separate roles, as a member of the criminal group , in which case they secured persons in the Republic of Kosovo, but also outside the Republic of Kosovo, who had the goal of migrating to different countries in Europe and in order to provide themselves with illegal benefits, smuggled citizens of the Republic of Kosovo who wanted to migrate to different countries, such as: Romania, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Croatia, Slovenia, Spain, etc.
In addition, the accused Xh.K., in the period from 2017 to February 2022, did not declare the income from the sale and purchase, he developed illegal economic activity, acting in violation of Article 63 of Law no. 03/L-222 for Tax Administration and Procedures (LLATP), creating revenues, which he did not declare as a tax liability, in which case he damaged the budget of the Republic of Kosovo in the amount of €28,517.51 (excluding calculated administrative penalties), in which case he has committed the criminal offense of tax evasion from article 307 par. 2 related to par. 1 of the KPRK”, the announcement of the prosecution says.