Serb 'war criminal' due to be extradicted from Australia

Serbian war crimes suspect Dragan Vasiljkovic, shown in Belgrade in 2003, is reportedly due to be flown from Australia to Croatia to face allegations of torture and murder after battling extradition for a decadeA Serbian war crimes suspect known as “Captain Dragan” was handed over by Australia to Croatia Wednesday to face allegations of torture and murder after battling extradition for a decade. Dragan Vasiljkovic, a paramilitary commander with a Serbian rebel group opposed to Croatia breaking away from Yugoslavia, is wanted on charges relating to Zagreb’s 1991-1995 war of independence. The Belgrade-born 60-year-old, who has Australian citizenship, has previously denied committing war crimes but told media he trained recruits, killed in combat and interrogated enemy troops.

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