• INTERPOL Maputo
  • Member since :
    27 November 1989
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Mozambique Republic Police

Law enforcement services in Mozambique are provided by the Mozambique Republic Police (MRP).  The MRP is headed by a General Commander who carries the rank of Inspector General.


  • Prevent, detect and investigate crime;
  • Maintain public order;
  • Create a safe and secure environment.


The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Mozambique is part of the MRP’s Criminal Investigation Department. It provides operational support in a wide range of specialized crime areas, including:

  • Drugs;
  • Fugitives;
  • Illegal firearms trafficking;
  • Illegal immigration;
  • Motor vehicle theft;
  • Property crime;
  • Stock theft;
  • Trafficking in human beings.

INTERPOL Maputo carries out regular operations with neighbouring countries to counter motor vehicle theft and trace missing people and fugitives. The NCB works regularly with countries in the region but also across the world in facilitating police cooperation and helping to bring any investigation involving Mozambique or Mozambicans to successful fruition.  

INTERPOL Maputo in action
12 March 2018

INTERPOL launches initiative to boost African security

I-ONE: INTERPOL’s operational network expansionLYON, France – Africa’s regional police leaders and Secretary General Jürgen Stock have launched an INTERPOL initiative to strengthen Africa’s global law enforcement role by improving its ability to share and receive police information.The I-ONE launch provided an opportunity for the four African regional pol...
02 March 2017

Anti-wildlife trafficking operation results in global arrests and seizures

LYON, France – A global operation tackling the illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in the identification of nearly 900 suspects and 1,300 seizures of illicit products worth an estimated USD 5.1 million.The results, announced ahead of World Wildlife Day (3 March), mark INTERPOL’s ongoing commitment to supporting its 190 member countries in co...
12 July 2016

1,500 police in operation targeting crime networks across Eastern and Southern Africa

KENYA/ZIMBABWE - An operation across Eastern and Southern Africa targeting transnational crimes including human, drug and arms trafficking, people smuggling, terrorism, car theft and environmental crime has resulted in nearly 4,500 arrests.To address the wide-ranging yet often interlinked types of crime across the region, some 1,500 officers were deployed...
09 June 2016

Online sale of fake medicines and products targeted in INTERPOL operation

LYON, France - Fake cancer medication, substandard HIV and diabetes testing kits, counterfeit dental equipment and illicit surgical equipment – just a snapshot of the potentially life-threatening drugs and goods seized during INTERPOL’s Operation Pangea IX.Targeting the illicit online sale of medicines and medical devices and involving some 193 police, cu...
22 December 2015

Elephant ivory and rhino horn trafficking targeted across Africa in Operation Worthy II

LYON, France – An INTERPOL-led operation targeting ivory trafficking in Africa has resulted in 376 arrests, the seizure of 4.5 tonnes of elephant ivory and rhino horn and the investigation of 25 criminal groups involved in the illicit trade.Operation Worthy II took place from January to October and involved law enforcement across 11 African countries: Eth...

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Age today: 33 years old
Nationality: Mozambique


Age today: 60 years old
Nationality: Mozambique


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