Eight Nigerians were amongst the wanted persons listed by the Interpol fo various degree of crimes. .
Interpol is the world’s largest international police organisation with 190 member- countries cooperating to prevent and solve crimes that cross borders.
If a criminal flees to another country to avoid prosecution, Interpol will issue a Red Notice alert to all police worldwide about the criminal who is wanted internationally. The Red Notice is a request to law enforcement agencies all over the world to find and apprehend the culprit.
According to a report by the Nation, the following are the eight Nigerians wanted by Interpol
- Vitus Akachi
Vitus, who was born on June 13, 1984 has been declared wanted in Angola and is accused of illegal possession of firearms, kidnapping and robbery.
- Salif Bouhari
59-year-old Salif has been declared wanted in China for drug trafficking.
- Nkem Butchang Timloh
Nkem, who was born on November 25, 1988, has been declared wanted in Canada on charges of sexual assault and failure to comply with the condition of his recognisance.
- Okromi Festus
Okromi Festus was born on June 26, 1965 and he is wanted in India on charges of cheating and criminal conspiracy.
- Costa Da Costa Frankle Austine
This 59-year-old is also wanted in India on charges of forgery of valuable security, possession of a forged document knowing it is forged and intending to use it as genuine, and forgery for the purpose of cheating.
- Uzoma Eneh Jude
Uzoma, who was born on August 11, 1973, has been declared wanted in Brazil for drug trafficking.
- Asuquo Mbuotidem Edem
In Ghana, the 33-year-old man from Calabar has been declared wanted for robbery and rape.
- Obidiozor Malahi Ikechukwu
Born on 30th June 1979, Malahi has been declared wanted in Angola for kidnapping, robbery and illegal possession of firearms