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Yugoslavia to Seek Extradition from U.S. of Nazi Murderer of Jews

Yugoslavia will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court for the extradition of Andrija Artukovic, Police Minister of the Nazi puppet state of Groatia who has been charged with personally ordering the murder and deportation of thousands of Jews, it was announced here today.

Artukovic was discovered living in the Los Angeles area after World War II and has since been the subject of an extradition suit instituted by the Yugoslav Government, Last June a Los Angeles court confirmed a lower court decision that Artukovic could not be extradited because his crimes were of a “political nature.”