Serbian Ministry of the Interior arrested Edin Vranj, suspected of War Crimes

The Serbian Ministry of the Interior arrested Edin Vranj, a former high-ranking official of the Federal Police Administration of BiH (FUP).

He was arrested upon entering Serbia, at the border crossing Uvac – Rudo, and his implementation in Belgrade is in progress, the media report.

According to available information, Vranj is suspected of war crimes. A warrant from the Ministry of the Interior of Serbia from 2018 was issued for him. Allegedly, these are crimes in the Gorazde area.

Vranj has a master’s degree in criminology and a doctorate in law, who received his criminology and security training in Sarajevo, Belgrade and Skopje. He spent a full 30 years in various operational and managerial jobs in the criminal police, more or less on all lines of crime prevention.

The public remembers him as the head of the Criminal Police Sector in the Federal Police Administration, and as the head of the Department for Organized and Inter-Cantonal Crime, whose inspectors at that time achieved notable results in arresting numerous and well-known criminals.

Edin Vranj left the Federal Police Administration in 2016, when he became the director of a private security agency.

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