Czech police colonel Šárka Havránková candidate for Interpol presidency

Interpol Vice President for Europe Šárka Havránková is a candidate to head the international police organisation after Kim Jong-yang of South Korea steps down.

Havránková, who holds the rank of colonel in the Czech Police, is the first person from this country to be in the running to lead Interpol since it joined the organisation in 1993.

Interpol is due to elect a new president at its General Assembly in from November 23 to 25, in the Turkish capital Istanbul. Among the favourites to win the post is the General Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi, inspector general of the UAE’s interior ministry.

Author: Brian Kenety