New York man extradited to Bosnia and Herzegovina to face war crimes charges Theresa Donovan at 10:56 AM ET
[JURIST] New York resident Sulejman Mujagic has been extradited to his native country of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) for war crimes committed in the 1990s, officials said Monday. His extradition [AP report] is the result of charges for allegedly killing and torturing enemy soldiers during the Bosnian War [JURIST news archive]. Mujagic was fighting for the Army of the Autonomous Province of Western Bosnia when he and his men allegedly killed an enemy combatant with an AK-47, as well as kicked and beat enemy combatants with rifle stocks. At a detention hearing in December, Mujagic denied all charges and claimed that an individual in BiH was tortured until he or she produced the allegations against him.
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