Man wanted by Angolan authorities detained in Greater Lisbon – Portugal

A 57-year-old man, wanted by the Angolan judicial authorities since May 2019, was arrested by the Judicial Police (PJ) in the Greater Lisbon area, the police said in a statement this Monday.

The foreign citizen, who was the target of an international arrest warrant, held a high position in the administration of a public transport company in Angola. He is suspected of the practice of crimes of money laundering, corruption, embezzlement of state funds and criminal association.

The detainee was present at the Lisbon Court of Appeal and awaits extradition proceedings in preventive detention.

Source: Correio da Manhã by

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