India to work closely with UK for early extradition of Nirav Modi: MEA | News – Times of India Videos

Feb 25, 2021, 11:05PM ISTSource: ANI

MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on February 25 informed the Government of India in liaison with the authorities of the United Kingdom for early extradition of fugitive economic offender Nirav Modi who has been ordered by a local court to be extradited to India. Westminster magistrate court in London had pronounced that Nirav Modi be extradited to stand trial in India. Anurag Srivastava said, “They have dismissed his mental health concerns and the judge has observed that Nirav Modi has conspired to destroy evidence and intimidate witnesses. Now since the magistrate court has recommended Nirav Modi’s extradition to the UK Home Secretary.” The Indian businessman had fled the country in early 2018 as the news of Punjab National Bank scam worth around Rs 14,000 crore surfaced.


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