Turkish security forces arrested Islom Saydalimov, who allegedly has links with Al Qaeda, in its southern Hatay province, the country’s Interior Ministry announced Monday.
The ministry said in a statement that Saydalimov — wanted on a red notice — was caught by border forces in the Altinozu district with his wife and three children.
It added that they were referred to a local gendarmerie station.
Turkey’s wanted list is divided into five color-coded categories, with red as the most wanted, followed by blue, green, orange and gray.
*Writing by Gozde Bayar