‘Butcher of Bosnia’ to spend rest of life sentence in UK jail


The so-called “Butcher of Bosnia,” Radovan Karadzic, has arrived at a prison on the Isle of Wight in the UK, where he will spend the rest of his life.

He was flown from the Netherlands to the island off England’s south coast to complete his sentence for war crimes and genocide.

The 75-year-old former politician arrived at Parkhurst jail following a decades-long legal fight to imprison him for his role in orchestrating genocide during the Balkan conflict in the 1990s.

In 2016, he was given a 40-year prison sentence, reports Arab News. A UK government spokesperson told Metro newspaper: “We are working to safely manage the transfer of Karadzic.—Agencies

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