The council checks the application of police powers and measures against Lekić

"The council will also check whether Mr. ML had a privileged status in any way and whether there was a violation of the equality of other citizens against whom police powers and measures were applied due to the same circumstances - measures of sobriety," said the president of the Council, a lawyer. Zoran Celebic

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The Council for Civilian Control of Police Work decided, on its own initiative, to check the application of police powers and measures against Milan Mija Lekić, the president of the Board of Directors of Rudnik uglja ad Pljevlja, the body informed Vijesti.

"The Director of the Police Administration was asked to submit for review a copy of the case file, including the accompanying official notes and medical documentation, as well as the statement of the attending physician who stated that Lekić should not be detained for the purpose of sobriety, which is the usual police practice for all citizens who are found driving a motor vehicle in an intoxicated state. The Council requested statistics, with accompanying documentation, on how many times in 2023 and 2022 the Pljevlja Security Department requested and accepted the opinion of a doctor in relation to the measure of detention for up to 12 hours due to sobriety." they said from the Council.

They explained that lawyer Zoran Čelebić and doctor Milena Popović Samardžić are working on that case in the collegium.

"The council will also check whether Mr. ML had a privileged status in any way and whether there was a violation of the equality of other citizens against whom police powers and measures were applied due to the same circumstances - measures of sobriety," said the president of the Council, a lawyer. Zoran Celebic.

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