The Budapest municipal court has ordered the arrest of a 27-year-old French citizen wanted by the Paris prosecutor’s office under a European warrant for homicide, the court said on Friday.
Police said on Wednesday that the man had a military background and was planning to travel to Ukraine to fight in the war there.
The man is wanted by the French authorities for homicide committed with a firearm. The Hungarian authorities have arranged for a his transfer under a simplified transfer. The French authorities have until April 4 to collect him.
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