Interpol publishes Red Notice on former Iranian banker

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News ID: 2303
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 15:45 - 02 October 2013
Tehran, YJC. Iran’s Deputy Chief of Police says that the Interpol has issued a Red Notice on former Central Bank President.

Brigadier General Ahmadreza Radan in a joint meeting with judiciary experts and Interpol representatives said "Through close cooperation between the Police, the judiciary system, and the Foreign Ministry, the suite was filed to hand Khavari over and we followed the case in Canada.”

He added that when Canadian officials had announced the former Iranian banker a citizen he was not in Canada, so that Iran had to send documents to Canadian officials once more, after which the Interpol decided to publish a Red Notice on Khavari.

"After the Red Notice, the Iranian Police requested Khavari to be delivered by the Canadian Police, but Canadian officials said that based on the documents sent by Iran and the Red Noticed issued, they admitted that Khavari was in Toronto, Canada, but that they had not been able to locate him,” Radan added.

He further said that the Iranian police has sent the Canadian counterpart a photo and phone number relating to the wanted person, "leaving no excuse for not handing him over.”

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