Wednesday, 29 November 2017

War criminal dies after taking poison in court

War criminal Slobodan Praljak has died in hospital after drinking what he claimed to be poison during a court appearance, according to Croatian state TV.
The former Croatian army chief drank from a small bottle and yelled "I am not a war criminal, I oppose this conviction" when his 20-year sentence was upheld by UN judges at The Hague.

The dramatic turn of events forced the judges to temporarily suspend the hearing, with paramedics seen entering the courtroom.

Dutch police have not commented on the Croatian report, which is based on "sources close to General Praljak", but say they are investigating.

SKY      News.