What happened: On 12.11.2019, at 2:00 p.m., at the Transit Centre – Tabanovce, N.A. (35) and H.M. (38), two
migrants from Iran, reported that several individuals from the village of Lojane, Lipkovo Municipality, seized
their money and mobile phones, while one of the individuals raped an Afghan female migrant, who they later transported to Serbia, according to the report. Measures are being taken to solve the case.
Date, time and place of incident: 12.11.2019, 2:00 p.m., Skopje.
Source of information: MOI’s daily newsletter.
Victim(s) involved: Three victims.
Type of crime(s): Robbery (Article 237, CC of RNM).
Perpetrator(s): Several unidentified perpetrators.
Brief description of the event with bias indicators: In this incident the bias motive is ethnicity, with the bias
1. Ethnicity – the perpetrators and victims belonged to a different ethnicity;
2. Location – the event occurred in a place where similar incidents have previously been registered.
Status of case: Unknown.
Response of the local authorities: The police is working on solving the case.
Impact on the victims and the community: These types of incidents call into question the general safety in
the country and the co-existence among different ethnic groups in society.