Posts Tagged ‘Interpol’

Main suspect in Sri Lanka attacks arrested

Monday, June 17th, 2019

A 29-year-old man has been detained in connection with the April 21 attacks in Sri Lanka that left more than 250 people dead, Interpol says. The Sri Lanka national was taken into custody in the Middle East and deported to the Indian Ocean island nation on Friday, alongside four other suspects. The Easter Sunday suicide Read more

Valuable artworks in churches vulnerable to theft

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The head of the Vatican’s police force has told members of Interpol that valuable artworks in Catholic churches are often poorly protected from thieves. Domenico Giani, said many of these artworks are difficult to protect because they are in isolated church buildings where no anti-theft measures are employed, or in churches that are basically abandoned Read more

Interpol removes “red notice”on West Papuan Activist Benny Wenda

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Benny Wenda, the head of the Free West Papua Movement, has succeeded in having his name removed from an Interpol wanted list. He had had been issued with a red notice and was at risk of arrest and extradition. The Indonesian authorities say they wanted him to stand trial for murder and arson, offences he denies. But Read more