Turkish police have detained Dusko Dabetic, a Serb wanted by Bosnia-Herzegovina for war crimes during the Bosnian War, in the southern city of Antalya.
Dabetic, 64, was on vacation at a five-star hotel in the popular summer resort city. The police did not release details on the arrest, such as when and where he arrived from. Anadolu Agency reported that Dabetic had been under police surveillance since he was first accommodated at the hotel before anti-terror units stormed the place and arrested him.
Dabetic is currently being held in a Turkish prison ahead of his deportation to Bosnia-Herzegovina.
The Sarajevo-born Serb was wanted by Interpol on charges of war crimes against civilians. A Sarajevo court had issued an international arrest warrant for Dabetic in September 2012.
The International Red Cross says that at least 312,000 people, including 200,000 Bosnians, were killed during the Bosnian War, which took place between 1992 and 1995.
A total of 8,400 people still remain missing after the war, according to the Institute for Missing Persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Former Serbian Party leader Radovan Karadzic, Serb army commander Ratko Mladic, chief of general staff Ljubisa Beara, head of security Dragan Nikoli and police director Ljubomir Borovcanin were among those found guilty of war crimes committed in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.
Between 1,000 and 1,500 Bosniak men were captured by Serb forces on 13 July, 1995, locked in a warehouse belonging to the Agricultural Cooperative in the Bosnian Serb village of Kravica and killed by troops using automatic weapons and grenades.
About 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were eventually killed after the Bosnian Serb army attacked Srebrenica - designated a U.N. "safe area" - in July 1995, despite the presence of Dutch troops tasked with acting as U.N. peacekeepers.