Počulica Social Centre

Location: Počulica, Vitez

Importance of the locality:

The Social Centre in Počulica near Vitez was used in 1993 as a detention site for Croats from the Vitez area. Prisoners were subjected to inhumane conditions, interrogations and abuse. The facility was run by ARBiH units. On 24 April, member of ARBiH Jasmin Čoloman shot through the door of the facility, killing 3 prisoners and wounding 9.

Entity: Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ethnic group: Croats

Area that victims came from: Vitez

Responsibility: ARBiH

Court trials:

Jasmin Čoloman was convicted by the Court of BiH and sentenced to 3 years in prison for the war crime committed at this location.

Data source: Court of BiH (updated 06.12.2019)

Marked and photographed: 14.11.2018.


Updated: 06.02.2020

Army of Republic of Bosnia and Hercegovina - ARBiH
Security services command centre - CSB
Herzeg Bosnia - HB
Croat Defense Forces - HOS
Army of Croatia - HV
Croat Defense Council - HVO
Yugoslav National Army - JNA
International Crime Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia - ICTY
Ministry of Interior - MUP
People's Defense of the Autonomous Province of Western Bosnia - NO APZB
Police station - SJB
Serb Army of Krajina - SVK
Territorial defense of Bosnia-Herzegovina - TO BiH
Army of Republic of Srpska - VRS
Army of Yugoslavia - VJ