In a statement, the Judiciary Police (PJ) confirm that they have located and detained, in the Algarve area, a 27-year-old man, in compliance with an international arrest warrant, issued by the authorities of the United Kingdom.

The man is suspected of committing the crimes of murder and attempted murder.

According to the PJ, the crimes date back to 2018 and the detainee is suspected of having fatally shot a man connected with drug trafficking. At the same time, according to the PJ, he shot another man who, despite being seriously injured, did not die.

The PJ indicates that the detainee is “part of the list of the most wanted criminals in the United Kingdom” and will be extradited back to the UK.