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Interpol arrest warrant issued for Bahraini investor

Restaurant chain operator is believed to have fled the kingdom after defrauding 127 people

Interpol arrest warrant issued for Bahraini investor

Bahrain has issued an international arrest warrant through Interpol for a Bahraini investor accused of defrauding 127 people.

The national operates a restaurant chain in the kingdom but is believed to have fled the country after a series of fraud allegations were made against him, Gulf Daily News has reported.

The alleged victims includes a charity fund.

The man has been sentenced in absentia to one month in jail on one charge of issuing a cheque without having a bank account.

Other charges are pending.

The arrest warrant was issued via the global police organisation Interpol, of which 190 countries are members.

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