Interpol

  • International diamond thief detained in Switzerland: Interpol September 13, 2014

    Paris: A suspected Chinese jewellery thief accused of stealing millions of dollars worth of diamonds across the world has been arrested in Switzerland during another robbery, Interpol said. Chinese national Jianguo Meng, 46, is linked to over a dozen heists since 2012, including the theft of a diamond ring worth...
  • Shah Rukh Khan joins Jackie Chan as the celebrity ambassador to endorse Interpol's 'Turn Back Crime' campaign August 28, 2014

    Lyon: Internationallyrenowned Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been roped in as an ambassador for Interpol's "Turn Back Crime" campaign to promote awareness on how everyone can play a role in preventing crime. SRK, said to be the first Indian to be made an ambassador for the global campaign, is lending...
  • A day after, faces of doomed Malaysian plane crash victims emerge July 19, 2014

    The Hague: Dutch families jetting off to exotic destinations, more than 100 AIDS experts, British football fans and a twice unlucky Australian family were among victims of the doomed Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine. As the true horror of the fate of flight MH17 likely shot down...
  • AirAsia to use Interpol system to check passports May 13, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Top Asian budget carrier AirAsia said on Tuesday that it will become the world's first airline to check the passports of all its passengers against Interpol's global database of 42 million stolen or lost travel documents by end of this month. The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370...
  • One of USA's most wanted fugitives arrested in Hyderabad May 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: Amith Muddamalli Livingston, one of the America's most wanted fugitives, was arrested in Hyderabad, police said on Saturday. Livingston was absconding since 2007 after a US court sentenced him for 23 years in prison for killing his girlfriend. In 2008, the state of Texas had issued a red corner notice through...
  • Police bust cyber 'sextortion' syndicate, 58 arrested May 3, 2014

    Manila: Philippine police, backed by Interpol, have arrested dozens of suspected members of an online extortion syndicate who duped hundreds of victims worldwide into exposing themselves in front of webcams or engaging in lewd chats, including a Scottish teenager who committed suicide after being blackmailed, officials said Friday. At least 58...
  • Interpol probes more suspect passports from missing flight March 10, 2014

    Interpol is investigating more suspect passports used to board a missing Malaysia Airlines flight, in addition to two European ones that were falsely used by unidentified passengers, the global police agency said on Sunday. An Italian man and an Austrian man were falsely listed as passengers on Beijing-bound flight MH370, which...
  • Khurshid condoles families of 5 Indians on-board missing Malaysian flight March 10, 2014

    Salman Khurshid on Sunday said that he had condolences to the families of 5 missing Indian on-board missing Malaysian flight. ...
  • Malaysian flight missing, terror angle being probed March 10, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur/Beijing: Malaysia on Sunday launched a terror probe into the mysterious disappearance of a plane with 239 people aboard after it emerged that two passengers boarded the flight with stolen passports, even as a massive multinational search mission continued for the second day without any success. Preliminary investigation indicated that...
  • Examining additional suspect passports on missing Malaysia flight: Interpol March 10, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: International police agency Interpol on Sunday said that at least two passports recorded as lost or stolen in its database were used by passengers on board a missing Malaysia Airlines flight, and said it was "examining additional suspect passports" on Sunday. Interpol said no checks of its database had...
  • CBI to have specialised unit to probe sports fraud January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking note of the growing menace of corruption in sports, CBI will soon setup a specialised unit to handle cases related to sports fraud, fixing and illegal betting. Making the announcement at the FIFAInterpol national workshop on Wednesday, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha highlighted lack of a legal framework...
  • Dawood Ibrahim is not here: Pakistan January 11, 2014

    Pakistan on Saturday said fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is not present in the country, a day after India asserted that its most wanted terrorist was living in the neighbouring country. "We have repeatedly informed Indian authorities that Dawood Ibrahim is not in Pakistan," said Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam....
  • Gauhati HC order might not affect working of CBI, say former chiefs November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Gauhati High Court order striking down a 50year old resolution for creating CBI may not affect the routine functioning of the agency but it presents an opportunity to correct the arrangement under which it was created, former CBI chiefs said. While denying to comment on the order, former...
  • CBI calls NIA factually inconsistent, claims Interpol ownership October 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The war of words between the Central Bureau of Investigation and the National Investigation Agency over who the ownership of Interpol has intensified. The CBI has accused the NIA of being 'naive' and 'factually inconsistent'. In September CNNIBN broke the story on how the CBI and the NIA were...
  • War between NIA and CBI over Interpol ownership September 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A war is brewing among the premier Indian investigating agencies. The National Investigation Agency has taken on the Central Bureau of Investigation over ownership of the Interpol wing. CNN-IBN has exclusively accessed documents of how the NIA has now strongly pitched to the Central government as to why the...
  • CBI a powerful, respected international voice: Interpol September 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The country's premier investigating agency, CBI, has come in for praise from Interpol which has described it as a "powerful and respected" voice in international arena that has placed India at the forefront of global policing. In a message on CBI's golden jubilee, "the Secretary General, Interpol Robert K...
  • Dawood likely in Pakistan, says Sushil Kumar Shinde September 7, 2013

    Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Saturday said that  underworld don and 1993 Mumbai serial blasts prime accused Dawood Ibrahim, the Home Minister said that as per available information, he was in Pakistan and this information was conveyed to Pakistan as well as the United States. Shinde said an Interpol...
  • Interpol issues global security alert after prison breaks August 3, 2013

    Paris: Interpol issued a global security alert on Saturday advising its members to increase their vigilance against attacks after a series of prison breaks in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan that the agency is investigating to determine if they were linked. The Lyon, Francebased Interpol said given that al Qaeda was suspected...
  • Terrorists investing in stock markets: Home Minister November 6, 2012

    Rome: Concerned over terror groups investing in stock markets through spurious companies, India on Tuesday sought international cooperation to deal with it. "It is a cliche to say that terrorfunding is the lifeblood of terrorism. Credible intelligence suggests that terrorist outfits are investing in stock markets through spurious companies, setting...
  • Israel embassy car blast: SC grants bail to Kazmi October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to Syed Mohammed Kazmi, who is accused in the Israel embassy car blast case. The apex court had in September 2012 sought the response of Delhi Police on the bail plea of Kazmi, a journalist, who is accused in the February...
  • Israeli car blast: Police team to return from Iran August 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police team visiting Iran to probe the February 13 Israeli diplomat car blast in the capital is expected to return on Tuesday. The twomember team was sent to Tehran after Iranian authorities conveyed a willingness to assist Delhi Police's probe after it emerged that four Iranian nationals...
  • Pakistan reminds Interpol to arrest Musharraf June 25, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan has sent a reminder to Interpol to immediately arrest former president Pervez Musharraf, a "proclaimed offender" in the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in 2007. The Federal Investigation Agency has written another letter to Interpol to remind it to immediately arrest Musharraf and hand him over to Pakistan so that...
  • US puts sanctions on Dawood Ibrahim's 2 top aides May 16, 2012

    Washington: The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's two top aides, Chhota Shakeel and Tiger Memon, for their role in drug trafficking in the region. The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Chhota Shakeel and Ibrahim 'Tiger' Memon as Specially...
  • Embassy car blast: India sends warrant to Iranian April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: India has sent an arrest warrant for Masoud Sedaghatzadeh, arrested in connection with the botchedup bombing in Bangkok, to Malaysia requesting for his production before court to unravel the conspiracy behind the attack on an Israeli diplomat's car in New Delhi on February 13. Malaysian authorities through diplomatic channels...
  • Anonymous threatens to shut down the Net today March 31, 2012

    New Delhi: There is a strong possibility that you won't be able to indulge in your favourite internet activities like shopping and surfing due to a hacking group Anonymous which has threatened to shut down the net on Saturday. "Operation Global Blackout 2012 looks to shut down the Internet...
  • Directors of Gold Sukh extradited from Vietnam March 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Absconding directors of multilevel marketing company Gold Sukh Trade India Ltd, which allegedly duped its investors over Rs 300 crore in Rajasthan, have been extradited to the country from Vietnam, a CBI spokesperson said in New Delhi on Tuesday. Rajasthan Police had requested the CBI to issue Red Corner...
  • Israeli embassy attack: CBI to move Interpol March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI will soon approach Interpol Headquarters for issuing of lookout notices against three Iranian nationals who are suspected to behind the bomb attack on an Israeli diplomat here last month. The CBI, which serves as the nodal organisation in the country dealing with Interpol matters, will send the...
  • Pak seeks Red Corner notice against Musharraf March 4, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Interior Ministry has written to Francebased Interpol for a Red Corner Notice against former President Pervez Musharraf for his arrest and extradition to the country, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Sunday. "We have sent a request to Interpol for the arrest of Pervez Musharraf," Malik told journalists during...
  • Pak approaches Interpol for notice for Musharraf March 4, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan has approached Francebased Interpol for a Red Corner notice against former President Pervez Musharraf, seeking his arrest and extradition to the country over his alleged involvement in the assassination of exPremier Benazir Bhutto. The Interior Ministry has forwarded the request to the Interpol Secretariat through the global police...
  • CBI seeks global help to recover black money February 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Friday stressed the need for cooperation with international law enforcement agencies to trace and recover illegal wealth stashed abroad. "In today's globalised context, effective international cooperation in essential for fighting corruption that transcends international boundaries. "We need to engage with each other at all levels to...