Lithuanian court finds 3 ex-OMON members guilty for 1991 border killings

  • 2016-10-28
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - A Vilnius court today found three former members of the Soviet special police unit OMON guilty of murdering Lithuanian border guards and police officers at the Medininkai border checkpoint in 1991 and sentenced them to life in prison. "The charge was upheld in full," Judge Jolanta Cepukeniene announced. Law enforcement officials define the killing of seven border guards and police officers on duty at the Medininkai checkpoint as a crime against humanity. The Vilnius Regional Court found the Russian citizens —...
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