Interpol, the world’s largest international police organization with 190 member countries, is searching for at least eight Nigerians who have committed crimes of varying degrees but are at large.
The International Security Agency has issued a Red Notice to law enforcement agencies across the country to help track and arrest the wanted individuals.
Crimes for which citizens are wanted range from illegal firearms possession, kidnapping and robbery, drug dealing, assault, criminal conspiracy and fraud to robbery.
- Vitus Akachi (born 13 -old)
- Nkem Butchang Timloh (born 25 November 1988)
- Costa Da Costa Frankle Austine (59 years old)
- U zoma Eneh Jude (born on Au Böe 11, 1973)
- Asuquo Mbuotidem Edem (33 years old)
- Obidiozor Malahi Ikechukwu (born on June 30, 1979)
< li>Okromi Festus (born 26 June 1965)
Bad news for criminals as the EFCC gets full access to INTERPOL’s database
Meanwhile, a pact was signed between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and INTERPOL.
EFCC Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Interpol Central Office for Nigeria drafted.
According to a statement published on the Commission’s official Facebook page on Friday, June 3, Nigeria can through the EFCC now monitor foreign criminal activities going in and out of the country giving the commission a wider reach in crime-fighting.
The statement reads:
“Access to the Interpol databases is a significant boost for the EFCC as it enhances the Commission’s operational capabilities by giving it an unprecedented global reach against suspected criminals and wanted persons trying to flee the long arm of the law.”