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Interpol chief resigns after detention in China

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MNA International Desk: The Chinese head of Interpol resigned as Beijing announced Monday he was under investigation for allegedly breaking domestic law, while his wife voiced concern for his life following his disappearance. China had been tight-lipped about the fate of Meng Hongwei, who is also vice minister for public security, since French officials disclosed on Friday that he had been reported missing after leaving France for China last month. His case could tarnish Beijing’s efforts to gain leadership posts in international organisations, but it is also a black eye for France-based Interpol, which is tasked with finding missing people, ...

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Interpol chief Meng Hongwei disappears

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MNA International Desk: France has opened an investigation into the disappearance of Meng Hongwei, the Chinese head of the international police agency Interpol. His family have not heard from him since he left Interpol HQ in the French city of Lyon for a trip back to China on 25 September, officials said. “He did not disappear in France,” a source close to the inquiry told news agency. The South China Morning Post quotes a source as saying Mr Meng, 64, was “taken away” for questioning in China, reported news agency. It is not clear why he was being investigated by ...

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Interpol refused to issue red corner notice on Naik

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MNA International Desk: After Interpol refused to issue a red corner notice (RCN) against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said it will submit a fresh request. ‘NIA’s request for Red Notice against Zakir Naik was not accepted by Interpol as chargesheet had not been filed when the request was submitted to the Interpol headquarters. Now NIA will submit a fresh request to Interpol as chargesheet has already been filed in the NIA court concerned in Mumbai,’ an NIA official said. In a statement, Naik’s spokesperson said: ‘Interpol has cancelled red corner notice on Dr Naik ...

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