The office of the Kosovo Special Prosecutor said on Friday that it had received a reply to the requests it sent to the Serbian authorities as part of the investigation into the murder of Kosovo Serb opposition leader Oliver Ivanovic.
Ivanovic was gunned down in front of his party offices in Kosovska Mitrovica in mid-January 2018.
The Serbian authorities informed the Special Prosecutor that the request for records of phone calls made by Ivanovic should be sent to the Telekom Serbia. The request was sent to the Telekom Serbia office in Kosovska Mitrovica which said the request should be sent to the Serbian authorities.
A second demand was to identify a man with the surname Komatina who was in contact with one of the suspects just minutes after the murder, the statement said and added that the Serbian authorities said the telephone company has no personal data and can’t identify a phone user with the name Komatina.
The prosecutor’s third demand was an interview with witness Sasa Jankovic who phoned Ivanovic. The Organized Crime Prosecutor in Belgrade questioned that witness and send a copy of the records of the interview to Pristina.
The statement said that the prosecutor’s request to find the Opel Astra car which was used by the killers, the Serbian authorities replied that it was seen in a village in Serbia proper late in 2017 and early in 2018.
The Serbian authorities informed the Special Prosecutor that no match of the shell casings was found with any weapon used in a crime in Serbia.