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Dulles CBP Arrests Three Fugitives, Including an Alleged Louisiana Homicide Suspect

Release Date: 
August 1, 2016

STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO), at Washington Dulles International Airport arrested three men over the weekend, wanted on warrants out of Virginia and Louisiana.

Mujib Mulawwah Aldhafeeri, 33, of Arlington, Va., arrived Friday on a flight from Saudi Arabia.  CBP officers determined Aldhafeeri to be the subject of an arrest warrant obtained by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police for vehicle theft.  CBP officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition.  CBP officers arrested Aldhafeeri and turned him over to Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police officers.

CBP placed an immigration detainer on Aldhafeeri, who is an international student, which ensures that he is returned to CBP upon the adjudication of any charges for further immigration processing.  

CBP officers collectively arrest 21 wanted fugitives every day at our nation's 328 ports of entry.
CBP officers collectively arrest 21 wanted fugitives
every day at our nation's 328 ports of entry.

Later that day, Amin B. Virani, 39, of Laurel, Md., arrived on a flight from Germany.  CBP officers determined Virani to be the subject of an arrest warrant obtained by the Louisiana State Police for homicide.  CBP officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition.  CBP officers arrested Virani and turned him over to Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police officers for extradition.

Igor Pascal, 51, of Arlington, Va., arrived Saturday on a flight from Germany.  CBP officers determined Pascal to be the subject of an arrest warrant obtained by the Fairfax County, Va. Police Department for felony hit and run.  CBP officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition.  CBP officers arrested Pascal and turned him over to Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police officers for extradition.

“The United States is a welcoming nation; however, CBP remains ever vigilant in intercepting those travelers that our laws identify as needing further scrutiny,” said Wayne Biondi CBP Area Port Director for the Port of Washington Dulles.

CBP conducts inspection operations and intercepts currency, weapons, prohibited agriculture products and other illicit items, and on average arrests 21 wanted persons a day at U.S. Ports of entry nationwide.

Travelers are encouraged to visit CBP’s Travel website at to learn rules governing travel to and from the U.S.

Criminal charges are merely allegations.  Defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017