40-year-old Slovenian referee Slavko Vincic were arrested yesterday in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the special operation, the local security forces.
Vincic was arrested along with a group of other individuals more than 40 people near the town of Bijeljina. During the search in the house, where the detention occurred, it was found 10 guns, 14 packages of cocaine, 9 tablets of an unknown substance, 3 armor, several laptops and cash in different currencies for total amount about 20 thousand dollars.
It is noted that Vincic was taken to one of the local police station, where he was interrogated. In the end, the status of FIFA referee qualified to witness, and subsequently released.
The lawyers of the arbitrator and he himself claimed that he was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Supposedly Vinica invited to the ranch’s business partners, to celebrate a triumph. The arbitrator explained that are unfamiliar with the vast majority of people who were present at the place of detention and they had not previously seen.
Recall, Slavko Vincic aide to the Ukrainian fans for the second leg of the Europa League-2016/17 between “Shakhtar” and “Celta”. At the end of the game the Slovenian succumbed to the provocation of the forward guest Guidetti, stimulirovannogo violation of the rules in the Pitmen’s penalty area after contact with Pyatov. In the end Vincic awarded a penalty that helped the “Celta” to equalize the sum of the two matches and extra time to score the second goal and to reach the 1/8 finals of the tournament.