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11. August 2014.

Bujanovac - By the prosecutor’s order, the police in Bujanovac decided to keep M.J (aged 48) in custody of up to 48 hours due to the suspicion that he had slapped a traffic policeman during the performance of his official duties, stated the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia.

The incident occurred at the entrance to the village of Veliki Trnovac, during a regular traffic control, when the police officer stopped the vehicle, which was driven by the suspect's son, because of the committed traffic violation.  

It is suspected that M. J. got out of the vehicle’s passenger seat, started a discussion with the police officer and at one point slapped him.

Under the suspicion of having committed a criminal offense of assaulting an official during the performance of official duties, the suspect will be led up to the competent prosecutor’s office, it was also said in the statement. 

Source: Tanjug News Agency, Jugpress and Coordination Body