The National Crime Agency have released images of the the UK’s 27 most wanted fugitives.
It is hoped the nation-wide fugitive sweep will help capture those who pose a threat to the country’s security.
Among the photos that the law enforcement agency have unveiled are images of murderers, rapists and drug dealers who are still on the run.
It is hoped that in publishing their photos, criminals on the run can be identified and brought to justice.
Among those on the run are Dominic McInally, the alleged leader of a drug-trafficking gang and Shane O’Brien, who allegedly killed Josh Hanson, 21, in 2015.
Also on the list is Mark Quinn who is wanted by Police Scotland on suspicion of supplying amphetamine between August 2013 and April 2014.
If any member of the public is able to identify any of the fugitives pictured they are asked to call independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111
On their website the National Crime Agency wrote: ‘Crimestoppers guarantee your anonymity; no-one will ever know who you are, you will not have to give a statement to the Police and you will never have to go to court.’
Dominic McInally is the alleged leader of a drug-trafficking gang which saw members travel to the French and Belgium border to collect six kilos of cocaine. He is wanted by Merseyside Police on suspicion of conspiracy to supply cocaine
It is alleged that Shane O’Brien approached Josh Hanson, 21, from Kingsbury, before stabbing an item into his neck in October 2015 and killing Mr Hanson. It is believed O’Brien is now in Europe
Costas Sampson was convicted of raping a girl on August 25, 2018. Sampson met the girl at a nightclub before raping her at her home while she was incapacitated
Mark Quinn was allegedly involved in the production, transportation and distribution of amphetamine between August 2013 and April 2014. He is wanted by Police Scotland
In July 2015 police believe David Ungi, and two associates were in a vehicle in Liverpool, which hit a motorcycle which has two men on it. One of the men was shot with a 12-gauge shotgun and killed while the other was injured. Ungi is wanted on attempted assault occasioning grievous bodily harm and conspiracy to supply heroin
David John Walley is alleged to have arranged the importation of drugs. In 2013, one of the packages, that were being sent to an address in Manchester, was intercepted by authorities and found to contain MDMA and cocaine
Shazad Ghafoor was charged with fraud, possession of criminal property, dangerous driving and disqualified driving after he took a courtesy car from a dealership in Manchester using a driving licence under another person’s name and crashed it after a police pursuit. He was also charged with possession of cannabis after a vehicle was searched in 2013 and found to have cannabis worth £245,000
Police are searching for Timur Mehmet after his role in cheating the public revenue. He was operating a Missing Trader Intra-community (MTIC) fraud and caused the country to lose £25 million
Mehmet Salih was allegedly part of a conspiracy to supply cocaine and thought to have been regularly contacted by another person for the intention of buying and delivering cocaine. According to police, Salih has a scar on his right eye
During his employment at the bank JP Morgan Cazenove in London, Ersin Mustafa is said to have taken part in insider dealing. It is believed after obtaining and trading information the group he was a port of made approximately £2.5 million
Ozgur Demir is wanted by authorities in connection with conspiracy to supply 17.83 kg of diamorphine
Osman Aydeniz is a Cypriot national who is believed to have been involved in the supply of 17.83 kg of diamorphine
Christakis Philippou is believed to have been involved in the acquiring and setting up of travel agency businesses to commit fraud
Sarah Panitzke is believed to have been a senior member of a crime group that committed fraud. She is wanted by HMRC
Daniel Bowes was part of a group that is believed to have been involved in the running and importation of cocaine from the Netherlands
Daniel Dugic is alleged to have been part of a plan with other individuals to import 255 kilos of cocaine
Derek McGraw is wanted by police in connection with the murder of Thomas Cameron in 2007
Allan Foster, who is also known to use the name Shaun Michael Wilkinson, is wanted for the alleged murder of David ‘Noddy’ Rice on May 24 2006
Christopher Guest More is being hunted his connection with the murder of a man in Cheshire, in June 2003
Police have also released the image of Fatah Benlaredj who is wanted for the rape of a girl aged seven
John Barton, who is in his 60s, was convicted in his absence for conspiring to import a commercial amount of heroin to the country. He was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in 2003
Michael Paul Moogan, from Liverpool, is wanted in connection for a Rotterdam café raid in 2013. It is believed the raid was part of a series of attacks in the UK and the Netherlands
In 2006, Rezgar Zengana posed as a private hire taxi driver and picked up a 25-year-old female victim before raping her
Kevin Parle, who is also known as Hemp, is wanted by police in connection with the murders of 16-year-old Liam Kelly in 2004, and Lucy Hargreaves in 2005
Shashi Dhar Sahnan is wanted in connection with the importation of controlled Class A drugs, Heroin, into the country
Jonathon Kelly, who is extremely violent, is wanted by Police Scotland to serve his remaining sentence of 9 years 10 months for a number of serious assaults
Mark Liscott served part of his nine year sentence for supplying cannabis before he was released on licence. Police are searching for him after he breached the terms of his licence