Former Bosnian leader Ejup Ganic arrested at Heathrow

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A former member of Bosnia's wartime presidency has been held at Heathrow Airport over alleged war crimes.

Ejup Ganic, 63, was arrested in London after an extradition warrant was issued by Serbia, UK police said.

He is accused of conspiracy to murder wounded soldiers in breach of the Geneva Convention.

The Metropolitan Police said officers from its extradition unit arrested him at 1400 GMT. He later appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

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