Bosnian War Criminal Drinks Poison On Camera During Appeals Hearing And Dies

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In 2013, 6 former Bosnian Croat officials were given jail sentences after being convicted for fight crimes opposite Bosnian Muslims, including rape and murder, that took place during a Croat-Bosniak War in a early 1990s.

Slobodan Praljak, former partner invulnerability apportion of Croatia and commander of a Croatian Defense Council, had helped secure weapons and ammunition for a Croatian Defense Council army. He was condemned to 20 years in prison.

In an interest conference for a 6 convicted fight criminals on Nov 29, Praljak stood before a International Criminal Tribunal for a Former Yugoslavia in a Netherlands. When a decider inspected his sentence, a 72-year-old pulled out a tiny vial he’d sneaked in and drank from it, saying a glass inside was poison.

After yelling he wasn’t a fight rapist and that he deserted a verdict, Praljak swallowed a unclear liquid. Watch a courtroom footage below.


(via Huffington Post and CNN)

The decider immediately dangling a hearings, with authorities dogmatic a courtroom a crime scene. Praljak was taken by ambulance to a sanatorium in The Hague, though he died shortly after.