Interpol declines Zimbabwe requests to arrest former Mugabe ministers

Interpol declines Zimbabwe requests to arrest former Mugabe ministers 1

BULAWAYO – Zimbabwean authorities’ attempts to employ Interpol to secure the return to Zimbabwe of former top officials of ousted president Robert Mugabe have hit a brick wall. In one such case, the international police organisation refused to cooperate in the apprehension and repatriation of the former local government minister, Saviour Kasukuwere, who is believed to be in South Africa. In a letter seen by ZimLive to authorities in Zimbabwe, Interpol said all requests for a placement of an individual on a red notice are forwarded to its Notices and…

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Zimbabwe applies to Interpol for arrest of former minister Mzembi

Zimbabwe applies to Interpol for arrest of former minister Mzembi 3

HARARE – Zimbabwe has asked Interpol to issue an international arrest warrant for the former Foreign Affairs Minister Walter Mzembi after he failed to attend court for his corruption trial, a court heard. Prosecutor Brian Vito said Mzembi, who left the country on account of seeking medical attention in South Africa, appeared to have made a deliberate decision to avoid the court. “We had not taken this stance as we believed that he would return as had been highlighted by the defence which said he was mainly receiving treatment, but…

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Likely next Interpol chief Prokopchuk ‘fox in the henhouse’, US senators say

Likely next Interpol chief Prokopchuk ‘fox in the henhouse’, US senators say 5

On Nov 21, 2018 9,695 0 A Russian official is expected to become the new head of Interpol, despite concerns that Moscow has used the agency to target its opponents. Russian Alexander Prokopchuk is the frontrunner to become the next Interpol chief Alexander Prokopchuk, a veteran of the country’s interior ministry, is favourite to be elected on Wednesday. It follows the disappearance of Interpol’s former president Meng Hongwei, who is being investigated by China’s anti-corruption authorities. The election of Mr Prokopchuk would be seen as a major success for Russia.…

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