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EULEX and Kosovo Police make arrest in war crimes case

07 April 2011

Today Kosovo Police and EULEX War Crime Unit carried out the arrest of an individual in the context of a war crime investigation. The charges relate to murder and inhumane treatment of civilians in Kosovo in May 1999.

This morning’s operation was conducted with the assistance of a special operations unit of the Kosovo Police.

A house search was carried out in Lipjan/Lipljan as part of this investigation. The operation was duly authorized by a EULEX pre-trial judge of Pristina District Court.

The investigation is under the supervision of a Kosovo Special Prosecutor from the Special Prosecution Office (SPRK).