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8 April 2014
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Serbia Extradites War Crimes Suspect to Bosnia

Dzenita Durakovic BIRN BiH Bihac
Prosecutors in Bihac in northwest Bosnia said that Milutin Babic, from Kljuc, suspected of war crimes in Bosanski Petrovac, had been extradited from Serbia.
Babic was ordered into custody as per a decision of the Cantonal Court in Bihac, which previously issued the arrest warrant for him.

After he was located and arrested in Serbia, Babic was handed to the Bosnian authorities at the border crossing at Raca.

"Milutin Babic is charged with participating in the crime against war prisoners, along with Slavko Stricevic and Obrad Ozegovic," the Bihac prosecution said, adding that the investigation in this case was ongoing.

In July 2013, the Cantonal Court in Bihac jailed Stricevic, a former police reservist, for ten years for helping to kill two Bosniak prisoners in Sanski Most in 1992.

The victims were Bosniak territorial defence servicemen who surrended without putting up resistance but were then killed and their bodies thrown into a pit.
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