Serbia in hunt for war-crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic





Serbian police are searching three locations for the war-crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic, official sources say.

They are searching two locations in the capital Belgrade as well as a tourism centre in Arandjelova, a village in central Serbia.

Gen Mladic is accused by international prosecutors of genocide while leading Bosnian Serb forces in 1992-95.

Serbia is under pressure to bring Gen Mladic to justice as part of its efforts to enter the European Union.

The government recently raised its reward to 10m euros (£8.7m, $13.8m) for information leading to his capture, saying that demonstrated its commitment to removing "the last remaining obstacle on its path towards the EU".

The chief UN war crimes prosecutor for the former Yugoslavia, Serge Brammertz, is set to visit Serbia shortly to evaluate if Serbia is doing its best to apprehend Gen Mladic.....


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