Journalist of Vijesti Olivera Lakic was wounded on May 8, at 9 o’clock outside the building where she lives, on St. Petra Cetinjskog boulevard in Podgorica. Lakic, who was beaten six years ago on the same place, waited the man who shot her in the leg. When she fell on the sidewalk wounded, she saw that at least two more men were fleeing.
Lakic has a shotgun wound of the right lower leg and she is out of life’s danger.
According to police information, the assailant fled through the port, and in a bush a few meters away, the inspectors found a hand-held lamp.
The wounded journalist has written about cigarette smuggling in recent months, as well as earlier. At the beginning of 2011, she was investigating whether the Tara factory in Mojkovac and its warehouse in Donja Gorica produced and stored the smuggled cigarettes.
In her articles, it was said that police officers and the National Security Agency officers were linked with this illegal operation. Since February 2011, she has been disturbed and threatened, and in March 2012 she was beaten in the same place.