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Kosovo Albanian Arrested For War Crimes During 1999 Kosovo War

A war crimes suspect has been arrested by European Union police officers in Kosovo, officials say.

Local media identified the suspect as Sabit Geci, a member of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA).

The suspect is accused of torturing prisoners between April and June 1999 at a detention facility run by the KLA in the town of Kukes, northern Albania.

The suspect was detained after a police raid on a house in the capital Pristina, local media reported.

The arrest was made by the European Union Law and Justice Mission (Eulex). The mission did not provide any further details.

Sabit Geci, 51, is suspected of torture and mistreatment of prisoners at the Kukes detention facility, which was a key supply point for the KLA during the conflict in the 1990s.

War crimes investigations have been carried out by the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague, by the UN Mission in Ko

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Added: May-6-2010 
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