Physical attack, Vladimir Petkovic, Zajecar, 05.02.2019.

Journalist Vladimir Petkovic was attacked in Zajecar. The attacker hit Petkovic with a can and continue to hit him with his hands and legs.

Contry SR
Name and Surname Vladimir Petkovic
Gender Male
Date 05/02/2019
City / Location Zaječar, Serbia
Type of incident Actual attacks on journalists
By whom To journalists by citizens
Type of media online
Media name Glas Zajecara
Source Glas Zajecara
Legal closure Charges dismissed
Legal closure decision The Prosecutor office established that there are no elements of the criminal offense and initiated a misdemeanor procedure. The attacker convicted for a misdemeanor and sentenced to 10 days in prison.
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police