Interpol president missing after trip to China
Paris, Oct 5: French judicial official Friday said Interpol president has been reported missing after travelling to China.
The official, who spoke to Associated Press, on condition of anonymity for an ongoing investigation, said Meng Hongwei's wife reported him missing on Friday.
The official said, Meng Hongwei, a Chinese government minister, left France, where the international police organization is based, and arrived in China at the end of September. There had been no news of him since.
News of the investigation into Meng's disappearance came during a weeklong public holiday in China. In Beijing, the foreign and public security ministries did not immediately respond to calls and faxed requests for comment Friday. Meng was elected president of Interpol in November 2016. His term runs until 2020.
(With PTI inputs)