Former Croatian prime minister arrested in Austria: media

10:44, December 11, 2010      

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Former Croatian prime minister Ivo Sanader, who is accused of corruption, has been arrested in Austria, Croatian state television said Friday.

Croatia has issued an international arrest warrant for Sanader, who left the country Thursday shortly before parliament lifted his immunity from prosecution.

The warrant for Sanader, now a lawmaker, was issued overnight Thursday and sent to Interpol.

Sanader is suspected of abuse of office during his term as prime minister from 2004 to 2009.

In Croatia, a lawmaker can only be sought, detained and prosecuted after he is stripped of immunity.

Source:Xinhua
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