Kosovo war crimes suspect held in Germany: Serbia

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A Kosovo Albanian wanted by authorities in Serbia over alleged war crimes has been arrested in Germany, the interior ministry in Belgrade said on Friday.

Bujar Bobani, 36, is accused of committing war crimes against the civilian population in Kosovo during the 1998-99 conflict.

According to the Beta news agency the Serbian prosecutor's office suspects Bobani of links to a group led by Anton Lekaj.

Lekaj, a former member of the ethnic Albanian guerrilla Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) was convicted in 2007 by a Belgrade court of sexual and physical assault against 13 Roma civilians in Kosovo during the war.

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