Montenegrin police on Monday confirmed that Safet Kalic had been arrested abroad on an international warrant issued at the request of the Montenegrin authorities and Interpol.
Kalic is suspected of money laundering millions of euros earned from selling drugs as the boss of the so-called Rozaje Clan.
At least six pupils were injured after a mass brawl erupted on Wednesday between the Albanian and Montenegrin pupils at an ethnically-mixed high school in Tuzi, a suburb of the Montenegrin capital.
The violence, which involved several dozen pupils, broke out after a few Albanian pupils came to school dressed in red T-shirts with Albanian symbols.
A Montenegrin police report said immigrants from Pakistan, Algeria, Morocco, Afghanistan, Syria, Tunisia, and especially people of Kurdish origin, are illegaly transiting Montenegro, mainly to Serbia, where they continue to Western countries.
Dragoslav Kosmajac faces a speedy to return Serbia this week after the Montenegrin police arrested and interrogated him on Monday in the coastal town of Kotor.
Media reports said that Kosmajac would be extradited to Serbia because he is “not welcome” in Montenegro.
Montenegrin police said they had detained two men on Thursday suspected of being involved in the attack on Tufik Softic, a journalist from the opposition daily newspaper Vijesti.
“Vladimir Labudovic and Ivan Asanovic were arrested in the town of Budva for the [suspected] criminal offence of attempted murder,” the police stated on Thursday.
The head of the Montenegrin police, Slavko Stojanovic, said on Tuesday that media freedom is the basis of any democratic society, and that his force is working to protect it.
Son of "biggest drug dealer" arrested for speeding
pod -- Lazar Kosmajac was arrested on Sunday in Herceg Novi for obstructing official persons in performing their duties, the Montenegrin police have confirmed.
The 24-year-old was speeding and did not stop the vehicle when the police alerted him, according to the daily Blic.
A senior source in the Montenegrin police told BIRN on Monday that Kosmajac, who has been accused of being a narcotics kingpin in Serbia, entered the country freely on Friday because Belgrade has so far not called for his arrest.
Police reportedly unsure if cocaine was destined for Albania
BELGRADE -- An investigation has been launched in Montenegro to determine if the recent record haul of cocaine was really intended for Albania, the daily Politika writes.
Other possibilities include a buyer in Montenegro or in Kosovo, according to the report.
Montenegrin police said they had detained six men on Thursday, suspected of being involved in the attack on Lidija Jovanovic, a journalist from the opposition daily newspaper Dan.
"We have a contractor and financier, motive, organizers, helpers and the direct perpetrator of the attack," police said on Friday.