INTERPOL border operation in Southeast Asia nets internationally wanted suspects

July 7, 2017 Comments (0) ASEAN, EU-ASEAN News, Political-Security

1-31 May | Bali, Manila, Phnom Penh, Yangon

Throughout the month of May, Border Operation Red Lotus II was undertaken at the international airports in Bali, Manila, Phnom Penh and Yangon, where immigration and police authorities conducted some 18.4 million searches against INTERPOL’s Stolen and Lost Travel Documents (SLTD) and criminal databases. The Red Lotus operation aimed to prevent the movement of criminals and terror suspects across Southeast Asia through enhanced collaboration between immigration and police agencies. These operations resulted in the arrest in Indonesia of three internationally wanted persons targeted by INTERPOL Red Notices. For more information, please see the press release.

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