(Translation by Dara Kishic)
Juka Prazina fired on demonstrators Story ABOUT the START OF THE war in Sarajevo is a lie, says Zoran Čegar: The citizens in front of the parliament were shot by Juka Prazina, not the Serbs from Holiday Inn!
Former deputy commander of the BIH special police units Zoran Cegar argues thyat the pre-war Sarajevo criminal Juka Prazina in the spring of 1992 was the one shooting at demonstrators in front of the parliament, something that the Serbs were blamed for. Cegar is currently in a bitter conflict with Dragan Vikic, and it seems that any means are allowed in the “war of words”
Cegar reveals to ”PRESS” about the warstart in Bosnia and also about the charges that in recent days was brought against him from his former commander Dragan Vikic. Cegar openly says that the pre-was Sarajevo, War criminal and paramilitary unit commander Juka Prazina, in the spring of 92 together with his troops fired on demonstrators in front of the parliament in Sarajevo. Something Serb snipers have been accused of having done from the hotel Holiday Inn. He points out that charges of crimes against Sarajevo Serbs is something the investigative authorities needs to deal with and admits that he already have given his statement to them about that. Cegar claims that Dragan Vikic is scared of the investigation conducted about him by the Federal Police.
Cegar stresses that he is not concerned about the allegations towards him in some Sarajevo media coming from Vikic.
F*** thee newspapers and Dragan Vikic! After 20 years I am coming out to tell the truth. Enough about the fairytales of the city and the heroes fighting for Sarajevo. Who ever I ask where he`s been and what he has done, the answer is heroe, cook, commander or member of some auto-unit….. I wasn’t any of that, I was a fighter, I shot at them, they were shooting at me. I was wounded three times and I am proud of what I have done and I would do the same again. But I cant tell and spread fairytales and it was like this and like that. But people who could not afford to buy bread before the war and are now millionairs can not be allowed to be the ones describing the war.
Who are those people?
-Well, I will tell you! I haven’t told anyone this far, but I will tell you when you call me from Banja Luka!
You have determened that Dragan Vikic have embezzled a huge ammount of money!
-An invevestigation is being conducted about that and there are authorities who will determine what happened in the Karate Association and the Special Unit of the MUP.
What is your relation to Bakira Hasečić?
- Who is Bakira Hasečić?
President of the Association "Women-Victims of War", who announced a lawsuit against you when you have a year ago, said "our criminals in Sarajevo raped girls, threw them into the street and said that they were killed by Serbian snipers"?
- F*** her! Whoever I bite, they will accuse me of somethig. I don’t know who she is and I am not interested to know..
Whats your comment on the accusations that you are an errand boy to the current FUP Director Dragan Lukac?
-I am nobodys errand boy. I have, and forgive me for my rudeness, balls, something they will never have. Lukac is an upright and honest man, a professional and former prisoner of war. The fact that the Psycho Dragan Vikic can not stand that is an other matter. He should seek advice of a good psychiatrist
How do you respond to claims that you have returned to work in the FUP, but only if you do not talk about what happened in Sarajevo during the war?
-That’s not true, nobody can shut me up.
Why did you in the midst of the war leave Sarajevo?
-I didnt leave Sarajevo. I was wounded, got an order to leave and thats what I did.
Who gave you the order?
-The one who gave it to me. He knows why he gave the order and why I left.
Does your departure have anything to do with the Serbs that you arrested and brought to the stadium "Kosevo" after your parents were imprisoned in the Kula proison?
- Got nothing to do with that. Not a single hair is missing from those peoples heads. They are still alive and if anything happened to any one of them, I woulld now be in prison and not here talking to you.
Okay, and were there any crimes against Serbs in Sarajevo?
-There are authorities dealing with that and I dont know why you ask me that and what you are trying to do here?!
I am only asking you nicely if there was any crimes against Serbs in Sarajevo?
-And I am answering you nicely that there are authorities dealing with that and that they are the ones to determine that.
Is it true that Juka Prazina admitted to you that his men, in the spring of 92, fired on people who were demonstrating in front of the parliament? for what later the Serbs were accused of?
- That’s true, I can tell you that now and I can show you the windows from where they were shooting!!!
You've recently said some things about the events in Sarajevo during the war, which so far could not be heard.
Are you afraid that something might happen to you in Sarajevo?
-Sure, I will not be able to sleep as long as I dont lay down! If I was afraid I woulld not be here. This is my town, in 92 I raised the people against that mighty army and I can do it again. In 15 minutes I coulld block the city not allowing even a fly to pass. Sarajevo is my city, I stood up when it was supposed to be defended and I am ready to stand up again, and thats what they are afraid of.
What are they afraid of?
-Obviously the fact that someone showed up who is onto them and what they have been done and its also obvious that some sort of investigation is being conducted, and they are afraid of that.
Did anyone ask for you in connection to these investigations?
- I can not hear you. Get closer to the phone because I know you are recording the conversation, I'm not unintelligent!
Of course I am recording! I asked if someone called you in connection with this investigation?
-You just record, but get closer to the phone so that I can hear you, talk normal, don`t make me hang up. Thats irritating!
Okay, I will repeat! What are Dragan Vikic and the rest afraid of? What investigations and are they related to robbery and warcrimes in Sarajevo?
-And I will also repeat! There are authorities investigating that, and if they want, they will come to the conclusion to which they should come to!
Are you involved in these investigations as an employee of FUP?
-No, I`m not doing investigations! I have been called and I have given statement as have others. I was upset by other things.
What upset you!
-Serbian mothers came to the Dobrovoljacka Street, and in tears they wanted to light a candle because somebody killed their children there. And they should be allowed to do that without people barking at them. I was upset by that treatment towards them. And the curses addressed to them is something that I do not agree with and never will.
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