Agents nab “highly dangerous” Iranian wanted in France
Santo Domingo.- Iranian national Larki Ashtari, wanted in France on burglaries, grand theft and kidnappings was arrested in the city Wednesday, by National Investigation Department (DNI) agents.
The DNI called Ashtari a highly dangerous criminal who entered Dominican Republic from Paris, via Punta Cana Airport on July 21, 2012, returning to that nation on September 15 of that year.
It said the foreigner entered Dominican territory again January 24, 2013, despite being barred from leaving France on pending cases.
The DNI Ashtari, arrested on the corner of Churchill and Contreras avenues, fled France after agents who raided his residence found credit cards and materials to forge them, adding that he had constantly changed his appearance.