After learning from the media about the murder of a woman by her husband in Kozujevo village in Kragujevac, preceded by years of abuse, the Protector of Citizens launched own-initiative investigation to control work legality and regularity of the Ministry of Interior – Police Administration in Kragujevac, Social Welfare Center “Solidarnost” from Kragujevac and requested data from Kragujevac Health Care Center.

According to media reports, the victim had reported abuse by her husband, after which he was arrested, but released subsequently, as she was withdrawing the charges.

The Protector of Citizens asked the competent authorities to inform him without delay, and no later than 15 days, on the measures taken in cooperation with other competent authorities to protect the victims of domestic violence, as well as on all the circumstances of the case.