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LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. officials say a former Bosnian Serb police commander who had a leading role in the 1995 massacre in Srebrenica has been deported back to his native country.

Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Lori Haley says Dejan Radojkovic arrived Thursday in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, aboard a commercial airline flight from Las Vegas.

The immigration and customs official says Radojkovic was accompanied by U.S. immigration agents who turned him over to Bosnia-Herzegovina law enforcement officials.

Investigators say the 61-year-old Radojkovic moved to the United States in 1999 and lived in Las Vegas, where he was arrested in 2009.

Prosecutors in Bosnia-Herzegovina say Radojkovic led a police brigade that rounded up about 200 Bosnian Muslim men for execution after Bosnian Serb forces overran United Nations peacekeepers in Srebrenica.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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