Everyone on this list come from different part of the world and a variety of backgrounds, but with the same thing in common – they are most wanted people. Everyone on the list has been criminally indicted or charged, some in national jurisdictions and some by international tribunals. They are all accused of a long history of committing serious crimes and are considered a menace to the world. Some of them lead world’s extremely dangerous gangs, like Dawood Ibrahim, who controlled ‘D-Company’. And the leader of Sinaloa cartel Joaquìn Guzmàn.
Here’s the list of world’s 8 most wanted.
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#1. Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov
Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov is a Russian mobster wanted for his organized criminal activity.
#2. Ayman al-Zawahiri
Zawahiri was the leader of Egyptian Islamic Jihad from Cairo and he merged it with al-Qaeda.
Ayman al-Zawahiri is thought to be bin Laden’s deputy and also a major influence in the 9/11 attacks. Hence, he is also on the most wanted people’s list.
#3. Joaquín Guzmán
Also known as “Shorty” is the leader of Sinaloa Cartel, an international organization of drug trafficking.
Joaquín Guzmán contracts services in kidnapping, target killings and extorting.
#4. Joseph Kony
Joseph Kony is a guerilla leader from Uganda and the leader of a resistance army. The violent group is engaged in severe crimes against humanities including abducting children and war crimes.
#5. Felicien Kabuga
Felicien Kabuga is accused of extremist genocide and is supposedly hiding in Kenya. He is wanted for his crimes against humanity and his connection with the 100 days of terror that resulted in 800,000 Rwandan deaths.
#6. Dawood Ibrahim
Dawood Ibrahim is the leader of Indian crime network, the D-Company. Currently, he is running this network of criminals and is involved in killings, kidnappings and drug dealings in Pakistan, India and the UAE.
#7. Matteo Messina Denaro
Matteo Messina Denaro is the mafia who has taken control of Cosa Nostra in Italy after major arrests of his rivals.
#8. James Bulger
James Bulgeris known to have committed more than 19 murders and has been a part of murder conspiracies, money laundering, and numerous other crimes.