the COURT IN NYKØBING FALSTER, denmark (Ekstra Bladet): The Croatian parents Lijlana Mujagic and Santino Koren to 12 years in prison, while their sons, Bernardo and Toncek Mujagic, respectively 20 and 23 years old can look forward to 15 years behind bars. Additionally, they are sentenced to expulsion of Denmark.
It has a jury at the Court of Nykøbing Falster, just decided.
The Croatian family is behind the 24, grove hjemmerøverier committed against the elderly and weak residents on Zealand and in southern Jutland. While the parents, according to the court planned for and selected victims, so it was the family's two oldest sons, who did the dirty work.
In several of the cases the victims were bound, gagged and left vulnerable in their homes for several hours, before the members of the family or home-help services found them by accident.
- The only thing good you can say about this case is that it does not have ended up as a drabssag. But it is probably more luck, than it is the guilt of the accused, that no one here has lost their lives, said prosecutor Susanne Bluhme, in his last comments, in the case where she required a heightened penalty under section 88, which allows you to put 50 percent to the penalty.
All the convicted appealed on the spot.
the 112 - 16. jan. 2019 - at. 13:06 Croatian family behind several hjemmerøverier: Prosecutor requires historical punishment
The defendants have a case through the denied of not guilty. Before the jurors and the judges retired to deliberate the penalty, took the family's oldest son, the word, and proclaimed his innocence one last time.
- It is that which now has happened and been done to my family is pure discrimination. If I had killed someone, I had received 12 years, and it is not the case, it sounded from the young man.
In the case is also a 37-year-old Croatian family friend Ivica Gegic, pleaded guilty to three hjemmerøverier and sentenced to eight years in prison, while the family's youngest son at 19 years earlier in the day, was acquitted in the case.
Røverierne was most often aimed at older or sick people who lived alone. Wearing dark clothes and sometimes masked penetrated hjemmerøverne into the victims ' home and bound them, threatened them and in some cases subjecting them to violence.
Several of the victims were left tied up and vulnerable for several hours before relatives or home-help services randomly found them.
Proceeds of the røverierne has been very variable, but runs according to the police up in the several million dkk.
in Addition to the hjemmerøveri was the Croatian family also slated for a series of burglaries, fraud and receiving stolen goods, while the two sons were found guilty of violence and gross deprivation of liberty in connection with the hjemmerøverierne.
the 112 - 16. jan. 2019 - at. 11:36 Struck against the elderly: Family found guilty in a wide range of hjemmerøverier