Wife of missing Interpol chief requests asylum in France


The wife of Meng Hongwei, the Chinese boss of Interpol, the international police coordination body based in the south-east French city of Lyon, whose husband went missing after a visit to his home country in September, has applied for asylum in France and fears for the safety of herself and her children.

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Grace Meng, wife of missing former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, applied for asylum in France fearing for her life, her lawyer said on Friday, reports Reuters.