War crimes suspect Sasa Baricanin arrested in Bosnia

Bosnian police arrested Sasa Baricanin on Tuesday on suspicion of war crimes committed against the non-Serb population in Sarajevo during the country’s 1992-95 war. Baricanin was arrested in Pale, some 25 kilometers southeast of Sarajevo, on an order from the State Prosecutor’s Office.

The Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina said that Baricanin, 42, is suspected of having participated, together with Veselin ‘Batko’ Vlahovic, in the murder, rape, robbery and intimidation of non-Serb civilians in the Grbavica and Vraca area of Sarajevo in 1992.

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