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After media information that a child from Rakovica, who was removed from his mother to his father's family, frequently runs away from the new family, the Protector of Citizens launched own-initiative investigation to control work legality and regularity of the City Social Welfare Center and the Ministry of Family Welfare and Demography.

Concerning the media information that the child frequently runs away from the father, that the child does not want to live in his family, and that the procedure of entrusting the child, in which Rakovica Department of the City Social Welfare Center is taking part, is ongoing before the court, the Protector of Citizens has requested the City Social Welfare Center to submit within 15 days a detailed report on acting in this case.

The Protector of Citizens has requested the competent Ministry to exercise oversight over the expert work over the Rakovica Department of the City Social Welfare Center in this case and to notify the Protector of Citizens about the findings of the supervision and other undertaken activities.