ICC has arrested Central African Republic war crimes suspect Said

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court on Sunday said it had taken into custody a former Central African Republic commander of the 'Seleka' faction suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity. In a statement the court said Mahamat Said Abdel Kain had surrendered to the court on Sunday and had been arrested under a warrant issued under seal on Jan.

Reuters January 25, 2021 03:10:59 IST
ICC has arrested Central African Republic war crimes suspect Said

ICC has arrested Central African Republic war crimes suspect Said

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court on Sunday said it had taken into custody a former Central African Republic commander of the "Seleka" faction suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

In a statement the court said Mahamat Said Abdel Kain had surrendered to the court on Sunday and had been arrested under a warrant issued under seal on Jan. 7 2019, relating to alleged crimes from 2013. A date for his initial appearance in The Hague has not yet been set.

(Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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