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SIPA arrests person under Interpol warrant convicted of war crimes in BiH

Press release

SARAJEVO, April 3 (FENA) - Police officers of the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) today arrested a person in Prijedor who was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a final judgment of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for committing the crime of Crimes against Humanity.

Unofficially, the person arrested is Darko Mrđa, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison by the BiH Court for crimes against humanity, committed during the 1992-1995 war in BiH, stated the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA).

'Conducting a series of operational and tactical measures and actions, SIPA officers located the aforementioned person who was sought by the Court and for whom an international Interpol arrest warrant was issued,” the SIPA said.

Mrđa was arrested on the territory of the entity of Republika Srpska.

Pursuant to an order of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, he will be handed over to the Foča Correctional Institution, the SIPA said.                                                                          

(FENA) S.R.