Hungary Nazi war crimes suspect Sandor Kepiro acquitted

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A Hungarian man, Sandor Kepiro, has been found not guilty of committing war crimes during a 1942 raid.

A Budapest court acquitted the former police captain, now 97, of ordering the rounding up and execution of over 30 Jews and Serbs in Serbia in 1942.

The prosecution had demanded at least a prison sentence for Mr Kepiro, but he insisted he had not killed.

He previously topped the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most wanted Nazis.

Many of the dozens of people attending the court session cheered and clapped after Judge Bela Varga read out the verdict of the three-judge tribunal, the AP news agency reported....

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