Verbal threats, Milan Jankovic, Mladenovac, 06.12.2018

When journalist Milan Jankovic wanted to make a picture at the meeting of the local assembly, assistant of the president of municipality Mikan Mirosavic told him “not to photograph him and that he will break everything to him”. Jankovic told to Journalists Association of Serbia: “After more than an hour from this threat, I get out from the hall. I walked past Mikan and walked out. I heard in the lobby that he was following me. I didn’t stop, neither turn around, I continued to the exit. Except he kept insulting me, he threatened to find me and kill me”.

Contry SR
Name and Surname Milan Jankovic
Gender Male
Date 06/12/2018
City / Location Mladenovac, Serbia
Type of incident Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists
Type of media print
Media name Dnevnik Mladenovacki
Source Journalists Association of Serbia
Public prosecutor The criminal charges were rejected.
Legal closure Charges dismissed
Was journalist`s association informed Yes
Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police