For many at the game between Real Mallorca and the Croatian side Hadjuk Split on Tuedsay, the man standing next to them could well have been either an under-cover police officer or Croatian General Ante Gotovina, who is wanted by the International Court of Human Rights in the Hague to face war crimes charges. Prior to the match Palma National Police mounted a large and important operation following information received from the Croatian authorities that the suspect intended to travel to Palma to watch the match. All of the Palma's security forces were placed on full alert and the stadium was swamped with plain clothes police while a National Police helicopter buzzed the ground. At one point police thought they had located the wanted General, but it was a false alarm. Despite the fact the General was not found on the “crucial night” of the operation, police are not ruling out that Ante Gotovina is still in Majorca. The General is accused of crimes against the Serbs committed in the war between 1991 and 1995. He is alleged to have given the order for atrocities committed against thousands of people in Krajina, sparking the mass exodus of over 150'000 Serbs.

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