A large-scale police action targeting pedophiles, dubbed Operation Armageddon, is in progress across the country, Belgrade media are reporting on Tuesday.

The operation was launched on Monday, and according to media reports, at least three suspects have been arrested so far.

Beta is reporting that the police arrested 20-year-old M.DJ. in the western town of Bajina Basta on charges of sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old child.

The suspect is currently held police custody that can last up to 48 hours.