Recently, there was a case of armed robbery and wounding against Chinese citizens in Dakar. The criminal gang was organized and premeditated. Two Chinese citizens were seriously injured and suffered heavy property losses.
The Embassy in Serbia attached great importance to this case. After learning, the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia was informed as soon as possible.
The leaders of the embassy met with the heads of the Serbian Police Headquarters and Criminal Investigation Bureau respectively, requesting the Serbian side to arrest the suspects and bring them to justice as soon as possible. Take practical measures to protect the lives and property of Chinese citizens in Serbia.
The Serbian side stated that it will do its utmost to arrest criminal suspects, report the progress of the case to China at any time, and will strengthen night patrols in areas where Chinese nationals live. The head of the consular department of the embassy rushed to the hospital to visit the injured citizen and conveyed the ambassador’s condolences.
Affected by Coronavirus Pandemic, robbery cases occur frequently in parts of Serbia. The embassy in Serbia reminded all compatriots in Serbia to raise their awareness of safety precautions and strengthen security measures. In case of suspicious or emergency situations, please report to the police and contact the embassy in Serbia.