Group Has Leads on Many Suspects

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Officials of the NATO Implementation Force in Bosnia, or Ifor, say they cannot locate many of the suspected war criminals indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

But the Coalition for International Justice, a nonprofit organization with offices in Washington and The Hague, has compiled information on the whereabouts of more than 30 of the 67 indicted war criminals still at large. The following 30 are:

* Nenad and Predrag Banovic (Bosnian Serbs): Indicted for crimes against humanity at the Omarska camp. Frequent "Express" restaurant in Prijedor.

* Mario Cerkez (Bosnian Croat): Indicted for killings in Lasva Valley. In Vitez.

* Dragan Gagovic (Bosnian Serb): Indicted for crimes against humanity committed at Foca. Chief of police in Foca.

* Gojko Jankovic (Bosnian Serb): Indicted for crimes against humanity committed at Foca. Seen in a cafe at Foca while nearby Ifor soldiers ignored him.

* Goran Jelisic (Bosnian Serb): Indicted for genocide as commander of Luka Camp at Broko. Interviewed in his apartment in Bijeljina.

* Drago Josipovic (Bosnian Croat): Indicted for killings in Lasva Valley. Living in the village of Santici with his family. Chemical engineer at a local explosives factory.

* Marinko Katava (Bosnian Croat): Indicted for killings in Lasva Valley. Living in downtown Vitez. Works as a government inspector.

* Milojica Kos (Bosnian Serb): Indicted for atrocities committed at Omarska. Visits "Europa" restaurant in Omarska, which is owned by his brother.

* Radomir Kovac (Bosnian Serb): Indicted for crimes against humanity committed at Foca. Reported as still on the Foca police force.

* Mirjan and Vlatko Kupreskic (Bosnian Croats): Indicted for killings at Lasva Valley. Run a grocery store together in Pirici near Vitez.

* Zoran Kupreskic (Bosnian Croat): Indicted for killings at Lasva Valley. Runs another store in Vitez.

* Miroslav Kvocka (Bosnian Serb): Indicted for atrocities committed at Omarska. Worked at Prijedor police station; now on temporary leave.

* Milan Mrksic (Serb): Indicted for killing 261 persons at Vukovar Hospital. Retired and living alone in Belgrade, the Serbian capital.

* Dragan Nikolic (Bosnian Serb): Indicted for genocide, commander of Suscia Camp in Bosnia. In the Bosnian Serb army or Bosnian Serb civilian government.

* Miroslav Radic (Serb): Indicted for killing 261 persons at Vukovar Hospital. Runs a private company in the Serbian provinces.

* Mladen Radic (Bosnian Serb): Indicted for atrocities committed at Omarska. Works at Prijedor police station.

* Ivica Rajic (Bosnian Croat): Indicted for killings at Stupni Do. Lived in the Croatian government-owned Zagreb Hotel. Has since left.

* Ivan Santic (Bosnian Croat): Indicted for killings at Lasva Valley. Former mayor of Vitez and deputy minister for industry. Federation officials have address.

* Dusko Sikirica (Bosnian Serb): Indicted for genocide at Keraterm. Tried to get on the ballot for municipal elections. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe should have his address. …