Serbia offers $14 million for Mladic's capture

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Posted: Oct 28, 2010 10:15 AM
Serbia offers $14 million for Mladic's capture

Serbia's government says it has increased its reward for the capture of Europe's most wanted war crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic from euro1 million ($1.4 million) to euro10 million ($14 million).

The government on Thursday also offered euro1 million for the arrest of wartime Croatian Serb rebel leader Goran Hadzic, up from euro250,000 ($350,000). The rewards were first announced in 2007.

Wartime Bosnian Serb army commander Mladic is accused by a U.N. war crimes court of organizing the massacre of up to 8,000 Muslim boys and men from Srebrenica in 1995 and besieging the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo for three years. Hadzic is charged with crimes against humanity during Croatia's war of independence from Yugoslavia from 1991-95.

Both are believed to be hiding in Serbia.