China will prosecute former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for graft after an investigation found he was suspected of taking bribes and breaking discipline rules, the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption watchdog said on Wednesday.
Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei pleaded guilty at a trial in China on Thursday to accepting $2.1 million in bribes — a remarkable fall from grace for the former vice minister of public security.
The suspect was sentenced to life term in his home country for trafficking in narcotics and psychotropic substances, trafficking in firearms, along with charges of transporting weapons without a licence and presiding a criminal gang.
The arrest shows the influential contribution of the UAE in fighting crime globally.
Amir Faten Mekky , who is wanted by Interpole, is associated with one of the world’s most notorious international criminals Radwan Al Taghi, the head of the “Angels of Death” gang, who was arrested in Dubai in December 2019 and handed over to Holland.
The Interpol notice is the latest twist in Ghosn's daring escape, which spanned three continents and involved private planes, multiple passports and international intrigue. Turkey made several arrests Thursday as part of an investigation into how he passed through the country.
Officials of the NCA-UK thanked the Dubai Police for their good coordination, high professionalism, swift action in arresting Moogan, and lauded the great cooperation between the force and Interpol. They also praised the exceptional role of Dubai Police in combating organised crime and arresting perpetrators.
An oil industry businessman may be extradited to Russia over allegations of bribery and corruption. The 63-year-old was arrested in Dubai last December after an Interpol red notice was issued against him in March last year.
Dubai Police apprehended Imperiale after they discovered his true identity despite the fact he was impersonating someone else using a fake identity under the name of 'Antonio Rocco'.