Other threats to journalists, Lidija Bojović, Budva, 23.03.2022.

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    Country MN
    Name and Surname Lidija Bojović
    Gender Female
    Date 23/03/2022
    City / Location Budva
    Type of incident Other threats to journalists
    By whom To journalists by citizens
    Name of the perpetrator M.B.
    Type of media Radio and television
    Media name RTV Budva
    Source Police Directorate
    Public prosecutor No criminal Offence
    Was journalist`s association informed No
    Were authorities informed? Case was reported to the police Case was reported to the Prosecutor’s Office

    RTV Budva journalist Lidija Bojović received phone threats from M.B. on March 23, 2022, after dissatisfaction with the journalist’s interest in a property dispute which involves M.B.

    Namely, Bojović was reporting on a property-ownership dispute over an apartment between M.B. and V.B. The journalist called M.B. to present hes side of the story, which she refused. Instead, she later called and threatened to physically attack both her and all employees if the recorded material was published and she was mentioned in any context.

    On the same day, the journalist reported the case to the Budva Security Center. The state prosecutor stated that there is no criminal offense in the case, and that there are no grounds for ex officio prosecution.