Former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick is now wanted internationally for questioning on corruption allegations by officials in Turks and Caicos, as reported by Jacquline Charles in the Miami Herald, here. The investigation, which has already resulted in the arrest of other government officials, centers on the allegedly fraudulent distribution of government land. Mr. Misick has reportedly fled to an undisclosed country and is seeking political asylum from what he claims is political persecution.
At first glance, the superficial observer of all matters INTERPOL would dismiss the matter as being prohibited by INTERPOL's constitution. Article 3 requires that the Organization not "undertake any intervention or activities of a political, military, religious or racial character." Given that the allegations against Mr. Misick stem from his tenure in office, the question of INTERPOL's involvement should end there, shouldn't it?
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