It was probably one of the most important extraditions in recent times. James Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam was brought down to India on Tuesday after he lost his appeal against extradition was rejected by the Court of Cassation in Dubai.
New Delhi, Sep 20: There was plenty of confusion regarding a UAE court order concerning the deportation of James Christian Michel, an accused in the AgustaWestland case.
New Delhi, Sep 19: Hours after a court ordered his extradition, accused in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, James Christian Michel has gone missing. According to his lawyer, Amal Alsubei, he could not be found since the order of extradition was delivered.
New Delhi, July 24: Has India requested the extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik from Malaysia. A lawyer representing Zakir Naik says that India has not sought to extradite the controversial preacher.
New Delhi, July 14: In the extradition of Dawood Ibrahim aide, Farooq Devdiwala, India missed out to Pakistan. Devdiwala who features on the list of most wanted was handed over to Pakistan as they managed to prove that he was their national.
Putrajaya, July 6: Zakir Naik will not be extradited to India, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad said on Friday. “As long as he is not creating any problem, we will not deport him because he has been given permanent residency status,” the Malaysian PM said at a press conference.
New Delhi: The latest data shows that India has extradited 62 persons between 2002 and 2016 of which 17 are in connection with economic offences.
Vijay Mallya will be lodged in the Arthur Road jail if extradited to India, a UK court has been told. The Indian government was responding to questions from the UK government on where Mallya would be lodged if extradited to India.
There has been no extradition request received by the Ministry of External Affairs where Dawood Ibrahim or Hafiz Saeed are concerned. The investigation agencies have not put forth any such request, the MEA has said while replying to an RTI query.
The arrest of Vijay Mallya in the United Kingdom was rejoiced by many. He was granted bail a few hours after his arrest and a court has fixed May 17 as the date for the hearing on his extradition to India. In this context, let us examine the case of Samirbhai Vinubhai Patel. Incidentally, he is the first and only person to have been extradited to India after a treaty was signed with Britain in 1992.