Wanted Liberian-Swedish Fugitive Arrested In Armenia

An internationally wanted fugitive has been arrested by Armenian police in the morning of April 20 in Yerevan, police said.

According to an online outlet www.armenpress.am, the alleged fugitive only identified as Francis R. holds dual Liberian and Swedish citizenship and has been on the run since December 26, 2009.

He has been detained at the Armavir Correctional Facility.

According to police officers during a search discovered a suspicious substance in the fugitive’s bag and sent it for laboratory analysis.

Proceedings are underway, police added.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.