Sarajevo's response - a former member of the Republika Srpska Army arrested
The Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina charges Veljovic (1954) with committing the war crime of rape and sexual abuse as a member of the Army of Republika Srpska in 1992 in the area of Foca, the judicial institution announced.
After the arrest, it is added, the suspect was handed over to the acting Prosecutor of the Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia-Herzegovina, who will examine him and make a decision on further activities.
Earlier, Serbia arrested Vranje
Just to reiterate, this arrest was ordered a few days after Edin Vranje was arrested in Serbia on a warrant issued in 2018 on suspicion that he committed a war crime, he was holding a position of the chief of police of the Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
He left the police in 2016, when he became the director of a private security agency.
According to the Sarajevo media, Vranje spent a full 30 years in various operational and managerial positions. The former head of the Criminal Police Sector in the FUP and the first man of the Department for Organized Crime was arrested at the Uvac border crossing.
That is why the Serbian ambassador to BiH, Aleksandar Djordjevic, was invited to an emergency meeting, and he refused to come to the Presidency of BiH for a conversation, the media in BiH have learned.
Djordjevic was invited for a conversation by the chairman of the Presidency of BiH, Zeljko Komsic, and the topic of the "emergency" meeting was to be the arrest of Edin Vranje, a BiH citizen who was arrested in Priboj on Sunday because the Serbian judiciary suspects him of war crimes in Gorazde.
BiH Foreign Minister Bisera Turkovic said on Facebook that the note was sent and added that she ordered the BiH Embassy in Belgrade to react immediately and to receive...