Bosnia’s intelligence chief arrested over fraud allegations

The Bosnian police have arrested the country’s intelligence chief on accusations of money laundering and abusing his office to forge university diplomas.

Osman Mehmedagic, the head of the Intelligence-Security Agency (OSA), was arrested on Wednesday at the request of state prosecutors and police were acting accordingly, Sarajevo police spokesman Mirza Hadziabdic told Reuters news agency.

The prosecutor’s office said in a statement it was investigating Mehmedagic for the criminal acts of abuse of office or authority, of forging the documents and money laundering. It said more information would be available later on Wednesday.


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