GNR Police

Algarve police arrest man wanted for murder by Interpol

GNR police in the Algarve arrested on Monday a 62-year-old man wanted for murder by international criminal police organisation Interpol.

The arrest was at the Portuguese-Spanish border in Castro Marim during a joint mobile control patrol.

Said GNR police in a statement, the officers came across a vehicle whose “occupant was behaving suspiciously”.

A background check confirmed the man had an outstanding international arrest warrant on the suspicion of a crime of murder.

The man was named an official suspect (arguido) and the case was handed over to Évora Court.