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The Hague, 23 November 2004
Darko Mrdja Transferred to Spain to Serve his Prison Sentence
Today, 23 November 2004, Darko Mrdja was transferred to Spain to serve his sentence, as handed down by Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).
On 31 March 2004, Darko Mrdja was sentenced to 17 years’ imprisonment (see Press Release 835e). He pleaded guilty to one count of murder, a violation of the laws or customs of war and one count of inhumane acts (attempted murder), a crime against humanity on 24 July 2003.
Fourteen other accused are currently serving their sentences: Dusko Sikirica and Mitar Vasiljevic in Austria; Dusko Tadic and Dragoljub Kunarac in Germany; Stevan Todorovic, Drago Josipovic and Vladimir Santic in Spain; Zoran Vukovic, Radomir Kovac and Dragan Obrenovic in Norway; Goran Jelisic in Italy; Biljana Plavsic in Sweden; and Hazim Delic and Esad Lanzo in Finland.
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