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Missing Interpol president sent wife image of knife

Missing Interpol president sent wife image of knife

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The wife of missing Interpol president Meng Hongwei has said he sent her an image of a knife before he disappeared in China. Grace Meng told reporters in Lyon, France, that she thinks her husband was trying to tell her he was in danger.It comes as authorities in China said the Interpol president is under investigation on suspicion of breaking the law.The Communist Party's corruption unit said Mr Meng, who is also China's vice minister of public security, is "suspected of violating the law and is currently under the monitoring and investigation" of the body.Meanwhile, Interpol says Mr Meng resigned as the body's president this evening - but did not give any further details.The agency issued a statement yesterday demanding "clarification" from China after Mr Meng's disappeara...
Interpol asks China for status of its missing president

Interpol asks China for status of its missing president

World
Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Interpol said Saturday that it has requested notification from China of the status of its missing president. Meng Hongwei, 64, was elected president of Interpol in 2016 to serve until 2020. He also serves as a vice minister of public security in China, but he lives in Lyon, France, where Interpol is based, with his wife and children. His family members last heard from him before he left for China on Sept. 29. "Interpol has requested through official law enforcement channels clarification from China's authorities on the status of Interpol President Meng Hongwei," Interpol Secretary General Jurgen Stock said in a statement posted to Twitter. "Interpol's General Secretariat looks forward to an official response from China's authorities to address concerns over the President's...