Ndeitunga elected Interpol VP for Africa
07 Nov 2014 18:50pm
WINDHOEK, 07 NOV (NAMPA) - Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Sebastian Ndeitunga was elected to the Interpol executive committee as a Vice-President for Africa in Monaco on Friday.
Ndeitunga was elected during the 83rd Interpol General Assembly session, which also elected Germanys Jürgen Stock as the new secretary-general.
Police spokesperson Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi announced in a statement that Ndeitungas election was highly supported by Interpol member countries due to his national and internationally policing experience.
Ndeitunga has been Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force for the past nine years, and he will be serving as an Interpol Vice-President for Africa on an ad hoc basis for the next three years.
Namibia has been a member of Interpol since 04 November 1992.
Each Interpol member countries have a division within their national police, which is linked to the Interpol global network, serving as the contact point for all Interpol activities in the field.
These national central bureaus contribute to Interpols criminal databases and co-operate together on cross-border investigations, operations and arrests.
The 83rd Interpol General Assembly was attended by 166 member countries.