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Various Interpol notices

The Interpol has issued a Red Notice against diamond merchant Mehul Choksi based on the Central Bureau of Investigation’s request.He is accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank Letters of Undertaking fraud, who has taken refuge in Antigua. . He is accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank Letters of Undertaking fraud, who has taken refuge in Antigua.Earlier this year Interpol Red Notice was issued against Nirav Modi .

Red Notices

What is the purpose of an INTERPOL Red Notice?

  • A Red Notice is a request to locate and provisionally arrest an individual pending extradition. It is issued by the General Secretariat at the request of a member country or an international tribunal based on a valid national arrest warrant. It is not an international arrest warrant.
  • INTERPOL cannot compel any member country to arrest an individual who is the subject of a Red Notice. Each member country decides for itself what legal value to give a Red Notice within their borders.

Are the individuals wanted by INTERPOL?

  • No, they are wanted by a country or an international tribunal. When INTERPOL publishes a Red Notice this is simply to inform all member countries that the person is wanted based on an arrest warrant or equivalent judicial decision issued by a country or an international tribunal. INTERPOL does not issue arrest warrants.

Who are the subjects of Red Notices?

  • Red Notices are issued for individuals sought for prosecution or to serve a sentence. When the individual is sought for prosecution it means they are suspected of committing a crime but have not yet been prosecuted and so should be considered innocent until proven guilty.

How is a Red Notice issued?

  • Police in one of our member countries request a Red Notice via their National Central Bureau and provide information on the case.
  • The INTERPOL General Secretariat publishes the Notice after a compliance check is completed.
  • Police all around the world are alerted.

Why is the Red Notice important?

  •  It gives high, international visibility to cases
  •  Criminals and suspects are flagged to border officials, making travel difficult
  •  Countries can request and share critical information linked to an investigation.

Types of notices :

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