Bosnian Serb arrested for war crimes

A former Bosnian Serb policeman has been arrested in connection with war crimes against civilians during the country's 1992-95 civil war.

    Thousands lost their lives in the 1992-95 civil war

    The police said Konstantin Simeunovic was arrested on Tuesday from Brcko district at the request of the local court in Bosnia's autonomous northern district.

    Simeunovic, a former Bosnian Serb policeman, was during the war a commander of a detention camp in Brcko where Serb forces held Muslim and Croat civilians, the SRNA news agency said.

    The UN war crimes court in The Hague gave the go-ahead for his case to be tried locally.

    The tribunal has to approve all war crimes trials before they go before Bosnian courts.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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