A SUSPECT FOR WAR CRIMES ARRESTED IN THE BRATUNAC AREA10.05.2012. 15:08
This suspect is under investigation of the Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina and is suspected that he as a member of VRS forces, in the territory of Bratunac, in May 1992, committed the criminal offense Crimes against Humanity in violation of Article 172 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Following the arrest, which took place early this morning, this suspect will be handed over to the Prosecutor of the Special Department for War Crimes who is working on the case and who will interrogate the suspect and after that take a decision on filing a motion for ordering custody.
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