The world has seen some of the most heinous criminals, who have been involved in serious acts of violence, terrorism and inhumanities. They have earned the status of wanted for these acts, at an international level.
Here is a list of 10 most wanted people in the world in 2015:
10. Doku Khamatovich Umarov
One of the deadliest and most wanted fugitives of the current time was Doku Khamatovich Umarov aka Dokka Umarov, a Russian Chechnen Islamist militant who led insurgency in North Caucasus region, but he dies in 2013.
9. Joseph Kony
The next name on the list of 10 most wanted criminals in the world 2015 is that of Joseph Kony, who once headed a Uganda based guerilla group called Lord’s Resistance Army, which later turned against him. He is a self professed spiritual medium and wanted to establish the country as a theocratic state.
8. Felicien Kabuga
Felicien Kabuga is a Rwandan most wanted criminal, who has been accused of funding the genocide of 1994 carried out in Rwanda. He fled from the country in the same year and supposedly got asylum in Kenya, after being refused entry in Switzerland.
7. Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov
Another dangerous crime figure known to the world is the Uzbekistani crime figure called Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov, who is a former sportsperson and a businessman but is known to be closely linked with the organized crime syndicate in Uzbekistan. He even bribed judges of figure skating even during the Winetr Olympics of 2002.
6. Matteo Messina Denaro
Matteo Messina Denaro is a well known mafia gangster from Sicily, leading the Italian Cosa Nostra. He has been declared as a fugitive since 1993, though he rose to power in the Italian mafia in the year 2006, after Bernardo Provenzano and Salvatore Lo Piccolo had been nabbed.
5. Nasir al-Wuhayshi
Next on the list is Nasir al-Wuhayshi, a Yemeni citizen head a militant organization called al-Qaeda in the Arabic Peninsula. He was a most wanted criminal in Saudi Arabia as well as Yemen and was recently killed in June 2015 during a drone attack by the US.
4. Semion Yudkovich Mogilevich
Semion Yudkovich Mogilevich is an organized crime leader in the Russian Mafia. This Ukrainian born crime master has been involved in a number of illegal activities such as drug trafficking, weapons trafficking, contract killing, prostitution and extortion, all on a global scale.
3. Dawood Ibrahim
Featuring next on the list of 10 most wanted people in the world is the leader of D Company and ace enemy of India, Dawood Ibrahim, who has been given shelter by Pakistan and is enjoying a lavish lifestyle there. He has been involved in organized crime, terrorist attacks, extortion, cheating and cricket match fixing too.
2. Ayman Mohammed Rabie al-Zawahiri
Ayman Mohammed Rabie al-Zawahiri is the head of the Islamic terrorist organization Al Qaeda, which is primarily responsible for the major terror attacks in Asia and North America. Zawahiri ascended to this position after the death of Osama bin Laden.
1. Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera
The Mexican drug mafia gang called Sinaloa Cartel is headed by the vicious criminal called Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, who is regarded as one of the most wanted people in the world today. The short statured man, who rose to this position in 2003, is said to be the most powerful drug trafficker in the world.
All these most wanted people have been regarded as the most dangerous in the world.