Agents of the National Police have arrested three men in Tenerife in five days, claimed by the authorities of the Czech Republic, Poland and Russia for the commission of crimes of aggravated extortion, against the economic and fiscal order and fraud, respectively.
The first arrested, 53 years old, was claimed by the authorities of the Czech Republic for various crimes of aggravated extortion and was located in the municipality of Arona, in the south of the island, where he resided in a secluded house, as reported by this Wednesday the National Police.
When he was located he fled on foot but was hit by the agents, who, after apparently putting up great resistance to the fugitive, managed to arrest him.
The second fugitive arrested is a 36-year-old man who was wanted by the Polish authorities for a crime against the economic and fiscal order. Investigators found that he had also been living in Tenerife for “quite a few” years and that the Polish authorities had been claiming him since January 2018.
He was located on December 26, and the man allegedly tried to avoid his arrest by showing false identity documents of “remarkable quality.”
The last of those arrested, 66 years old, was claimed by the authorities of Russia, a country in which they ask for sentences of up to 10 years in prison for a crime of fraud for a figure close to 700,000 euros of public money in Saint Petersburg , where he was head of an engineering company.
This person lived with his family in the municipality of Arona and it was in the vicinity of his home that the agents were able to confirm his presence and detain him.