A Prosecution witness testified yesterday before the Bosnian State Court about the genocidal Serbian fascist aggressor’s attack on the Bosnian village of Musici in 1992, when her neighbours were murdered.
Prosecution witness Anita Panjeta recalled having seen Serbian war criminal Rade Veselinovic, who was dressed in camouflage uniform, in May 1992. She said she had a black hat and a necklace with a pendant in the shape of a cross.
Panjeta saw the indictee after the attack on the Bosnian village of Musici, where she lived until May 20, 1992.
The Bosnian State Prosecutor of Bosnia and Herzegovina charges Serbian war criminal Rade Veselinovic, as member of the genocidal paramilitary formations of the Serbians living in Bosnia (VRS) with having participated in the murder, forcible resettlement, capture, detention, torture and causing of sufferings and injuries to the Bosnian civilians in Hadzici municipality.
Panjeta told the Bosnian State Court that the genocidal Serbian fascist aggressor’s forces attacked Musici village, adding that, on the day when the genocidal Serbian fascist aggressor’s soldiers entered this Bosnian village, she saw dead bodies of three Bosnian civilians, who were murdered in a garage in which they had been hiding.
“Ismet Music’s father, brother and uncle were in the garage when the shooting started. After the shooting ceased, Serbian soldiers dragged their bodies out of the garage. Their wounds were bleeding. I took their watches and jewelry, and I covered the bodies with a blanket,” Panjeta said, adding that other people told her that these men were killed by a bomb, which had been thrown into the garage.
Panjeta said she handed over the wristwatches and jewelry to the Music family.
After that the genocidal Serbian fascist aggressor’s soldiers took all Musici residents to that garage. They separated them, taking some of them to the sports hall and others to some garages in Hadzici. The witness recalled having seen Serbian war criminal Rade Veselinovic on that day.
Serbian war criminal Rade Veselinovic
Witness Panjeta stayed in Musici, together with her mother, son and a few neighbours, until the genocidal Serbian fascist aggressor set their houses to fire.
“Dragan Pusara and a few other soldiers came to the house of my neighbour Zumra, telling her to go out of the house, as they were going to burn it down, as a revenge for the death of his brother,” the witness said, adding that they stayed in Musici for the next few days before leaving to Breza. She said that they returned shortly after that, adding that they lived, until early August 1992 in the only house in the village which had not been burnt down.
A short time after she left the village and went to a nearby village, where she lived with her family. She claims to have seen Serbian war criminal Rade Veselinovic in that village, when he came there and questioned her about the weapons in Musici.
In February 1993 witness Anita Panjeta moved to the territory controlled by the Bosnian Army.
The trial of Serbian war criminal Rade Veselinovic is due to continue before the Bosnian State Court on September 17.