|Name and Surname||Sead Sadiković|
|City / Location||Bijelo Polje|
|Type of incident||Threats against the lives and limbs of journalists|
|By whom||To journalists by citizens|
|Name of the perpetrator||A. H.|
|Type of media||Radio and television|
|Media name||TV Vijesti|
|Public prosecutor||No elements of committing a criminal offense|
|Legal closure||Charges dismissed|
|Was journalist`s association informed||No|
|Were authorities informed?||Case was reported to the Prosecutor’s Office|
The editor of Vijesti Television, Sead Sadikovic, on March 24, 2020. submitted a report to the authorized officials of Security Center in Bijelo Polje. The report states that he received messages of offensive and threatening content on his Facebook profile via messenger in the period from March 20 to 22. The reason for that was his TV story in the magazine “Bez granica” (Without borders) which referred to the Roma population.
After police measures and actions taken, A.H. admitted that he had sent the disputed messages, because journalist called the Roma derogatory names in the aforementioned story. The Basic State Prosecutor’s Office in Bijelo Polje formed the case files, and then submitted them to Security Center in Budva so that the locally competent prosecutor in Kotor would be acquainted with them. After getting acquainted with the case file, the prosecutor in Kotor stated that there were no elements of committing a criminal offense in the case.