A court in the United Kingdom on Thursday ordered that fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi should be extradited to India

26th Feb,2021

A court in the United Kingdom on Thursday ordered that fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi should be extradited to India


A UK court administering in the almost two-year-long fight in court of goldsmith Nirav Modi's extradition who is needed for misrepresentation and tax evasion in the Rs 14,000-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) trick, has said that he is satisfied that there is proof that Mr Modi could be indicted.
Nirav Modi was captured on an extradition warrant on March 19, 2019, and has showed up through video conferencing from Wandsworth Prison for a progression of court hearings in the removal case. His numerous efforts to look for bail have been over and again turned down, both at the Magistrates' and High Court level, as he was considered a flight hazard.
Nirav Modi is the subject of two arrangements of criminal procedures, with the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI case identifying with an enormous scope extortion from PNB by acquiring illicit letters of undertaking (LoUs) or credit arrangements, and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) case identifying with the washing of the returns of that misrepresentation. He likewise faces two extra charges of proof altering and scaring observers, which were added to the CBI case.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), contending for the Indian government, has looked to build up a body of evidence against him and furthermore to set up that there are no common liberties issues obstructing his removal to India. They have additionally played recordings in court as verification of Nirav Modi's association in threatening faker officials of his organisations to stay out of the span of Indian researching specialists.
Nirav Modi's safeguard group, driven by counsellor Clare Montgomery, has guaranteed that none of his activities meets the legitimate edge of debasing the course of equity or added up to misrepresentation. The protection has additionally depended on contentions around Nirav Modi's psychological wellness condition, as somebody who has a family background of misery and self destruction.
The CPS has tested the guard's position and had required an autonomous assessment of clinical records by an advisor therapist for proper confirmations to be obtained by the experts regarding his consideration in India.