Police Investigating Incident With Chetnik Stickers in Knin

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A spokesman for the Šibenik-Knin County police departement, Šime Pavić, said that on Sunday the police noticed stickers with Chetnik symbols on several public lamp posts and that the incident was being investigated.

In a statement for the Slobodna Dalmacija daily, Knin Mayor Marijo Čačić said that he is convinced that the perpetrators were not from Knin. “Their intention is to stir the waters in what is usually a peaceful life in Knin,” Čačić said, underscoring that there is no tension among the local population.

He added that the town’s municipal officers had inspected local CCTV webcams together with the police in an effort to identify the perpetrators.

Former Knin mayor and incumbent county head Marko Jelić made a similar comment. “The fact is that the past Easter holidays is a period when many people who moved away from Knin visit their hometown. Some of them nurture feelings that are certainly not Christian and create problems for us all, particularly for the Orthodox Serb community in Croatia,” Jelić said.

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