Serbia arrests last UN war crime fugitive

Serbia authorities on Wednesday arrested the last wanted United Nations war crime fugitive. It was a great success achieved as it will provide a great stand to Serbia in international arena.

Goran Hadzic, one of the most wanted international fugitives of U.N. war crime court was caught in a mountainous region in the northern part of the country.

Hadzic, 52, is a former Serbian rebel leader who is a suspect of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity. From the year 1991-1995 he fought against Croatia’s independence with Yugoslavia and raised a big conflict in Croatia. More than 10,000 people died in Croatian war.

Hadzic was having a long run from authorities as it took eight years to catch him. He is one of the most wants criminals in U.N tribunal with Rodovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic the former Serbian rebel leaders had already been arrested.

Hadzic was indulging in crimes against humanity and war crimes which includes extermination, torture, deportation, and murder, racism on political, racial and religious grounds. His arrest clears the hurdles for Serbian government to its nation access to Western money and European Union Membership. NATO members have also praised Serbia after his arrest.

Hadzic, most probably will be extradited to U.N war crimes court for the further trail.

Serbia arrests last UN war crime fugitive

Report by Kushal Kumar