Interpol Chief Meng Hongwei Goes Missing After China Visit; French Police Begins Investigation
Interpol chief Meng Hongwei goes missing during his Chiuna visit (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Paris, October 5: Interpol Chief Meng Hongwei went missing during his China visit. The French police has started an investigation into the case after Hongwei’s wife reported that he had gone missing after his visit to his hometown in China last week. According to reports, the wife of the Interpol chief contacted police in French city of Lyon. He travelled to China on September 29.

Hongwei was elected as the chief of Interpol in November 2016. His term will end in 2020. Before that, Hongwei was vice minister of public security in China and served as vice chairman of the national narcotics control commission and director of the National Counter-Terrorism Office for China. PNB Fraud Case: Interpol Issues Red Notice Against Nirav Modi's Sister Purvi

He was also the first Chinese leader of the Interpol which has 192 countries as its member. Interpol’s main function is to provide a mechanism for police forces of member countries to nab global culprits.