After four years of service Smiljana Srnec is at large. She left the Požega prison around 9 a.m., said goodbye to the judicial officer and her husband picked her up, it is said Danas.hr
Her release from prison was made possible by the Požega court, which approved her request to suspend her sentence due to her illness.
Srnec is in prison for killing his sister Jasmine Dominic. At the beginning of 2019, Jasmina’s body was found in the freezer. Jasmina Dominić had been missing since 2005, Smiljana Srnec was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Released for treatment
“When making his decision, the execution judge asked for an opinion from the prison doctor and the prison hospital in Zagreb. Both opinions were such that this deterioration cannot be treated in the prison system,” he said. Mile SoldoDeputy Speaker of the District Court in Slavonski Brod.
Starting next week, Srnec will be treated at KBC Zagreb, where she is awaiting spinal surgery, which she had already had problems with before the trial.
The decision to suspend the sentence came into force on Tuesday and is valid for three months. According to the doctors, this is how much was needed for her treatment, after which she will have to return to the Požega prison.
It was stipulated that he must report to the police in Čakovec and the probation office in Varaždin once a week. She must also remain at the home address she had before her detention, so she will return to Palovec sooner than expected.
Residents of Palovac about their return
Stjepan Palfi from Palovac commented on her release: “I have no words for it if it is true (that she killed her sister op.a).” When asked what he would ask her if he was happy, he replied: “Why should I ask her? All I can say is hello!”
“She grew up on my ranch,” he said Ivan Novak from Palovac and added: “Someone else did it. I knew these two girls, their father was a colleague of mine.”
Her lawyer is also convinced of her innocence and is therefore trying to reject the final verdict of the Constitutional Court.
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Kresimir GolubicSmiljana Srnec’s lawyer says: “There was no direct evidence. We believe that due to inadequate investigation, the clues and facts were not properly and fully clarified, so we still do not know who killed Jasmina Dominić.”
Judge Soldo himself says that it is not usual for someone who has been sentenced to a long prison sentence for murder to be temporarily released.
“She was scheduled to return at the end of the break and return for maintenance the next day. If she doesn’t come forward, an arrest warrant will be issued,” Soldo concluded.