According to Interpol statistics on it’s website, fourteen Sri Lankan fugitives are either wanted for prosecution or to serve sentence which is qualified to be on the Interpol red notice list.
Four Sri Lankans, 34-year-old De Soyza Jagamuni Sujeewa alias Kosgoda Sujee, Antony Emil Luxmi Kanthan (42), Munisamy Tharmaseelan (46) and Viknarasa Selvanthan (31) according to Interpol tops the list.
Ten more Sri Lankans have been issued red notices upon requests made by other countries over crimes they had committed.
Seven Sri Lankan nationals facing ten red notices are also wanted by India, while three fugitives, born in Sri Lanka, are also wanted by Romania, Canada and Cyprus.
Interpol sources explained a red notice is a request to law enforcement authorities worldwide to locate and provisionally arrest a person pending extradition, surrender, or similar legal action.