Asmir Ademi admitted to attempting to set fire to the Sombrero bar in Fužine, for which he was sentenced to one year and three months in prison based on an agreement with the prosecution. The 35-year-old expressed a desire to serve his prison sentence early.
Ademi wished to go to prison early, co-defendant Pečar will plead guilty (the photo is symbolic).
Ademi committed the arson attempt at a time when he was already performing community service at the Ljubljana market due to old sins, but in another case he had not even started it. As it was heard, Ademi has been convicted in the past of robbery, causing grievous bodily harm, violence, extortion, prevention of an official act, burning with drugs …
Asmir Ademi in Matej Pečar on October 22 last year, encouraged by alcohol, they tried to burn down the Sombrero bar in Fužine. Asmir poured fuel on the back door of the bar, which they had previously bought at a nearby gas station, and Pečar lit it …
The fire destroyed the door, window and slot machine, but fortunately it did not spread inside the bar, which is mostly made of wood. The damage amounted to approximately three thousand euros. If the building burned to the ground, the damage would be in the millions. Motive? Supposedly, Ademi severely resented his sister, who worked as a waitress in the bar, for leaving his best friend …
Pečar did not even accept the invitation
Ademi pleaded guilty yesterday, and was sentenced to one year and three months in prison by agreement with the prosecution, and his detention was extended until the verdict became final due to the danger of recidivism. But he is a judge Bernard Tajnšek exempted from the costs of the proceedings. As it was heard, Ademi will apply for early departure to serve his prison sentence. Pečar did not attend the pre-trial hearing, nor did he raise the invitation, allegedly due to health problems. He will be able to plead guilty on February 24.
He wanted community service …
In the final word, Ademi apologized again and emphasized that he was ready to pay for the damage caused to the bar, but he wanted a slightly milder punishment than the one that finally befell him. “My wish is to serve my sentence close to my father, to do community service,” he said. He explained that his father had been diagnosed with cancer in the last year and that he already had heart problems. She lives alone with her father, as her mother has lived and worked in Austria for many years, and the other five siblings live on their own with their families. “It’s the only support for a sick father,” in the final word, his advocate also pointed out Alenka Cerar, “It helps him both physically and morally.”
The only appropriate punishment is imprisonment
However, Judge Tajnšek could not ignore the fact that the 36-year-old has a criminal record, and he attempted arson at a time when he was already performing community service at the Ljubljana market due to old sins, and in another case he had not even started it. As it was heard, Ademi has been convicted in the past of robbery, causing grievous bodily harm, violence, extortion, prevention of an official act, burning with drugs … “Given your pre-conviction, nothing but imprisonment is possible,” Judge Tanjšek emphasized in his oral explanation and reminded that an attempt to set him on fire was punishable by one to ten years in prison.
Source: Svet24.si by novice.svet24.si.
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