Srebrenica war crimes suspect Momic arrested in France

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A former Serbian paramilitary suspected of taking part in the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia in 1995 has been arrested in south-eastern France.

Milorad Momic, 47, was detained close to Grenoble under an international arrest warrant issued by Serbia for crimes against humanity.

He was arrested on his way to work while using the false name, Guy Monier.

Mr Momic was allegedly part of the Scorpions unit, involved in the murder of nearly 8,000 Muslim men and boys.

The authorities in Grenoble told the AFP news agency that Mr Momic had appeared before the public prosecutor on Tuesday with a view to his eventual extradition to Serbia. The justice ministry in Belgrade said it would apply for his extradition in the coming days....

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