Nirav Modi extradition United Kingdom Home Minister Approves PNB Bank Alleged Scam Nirav Modi extradition india
New Delhi: The British Home Secretary has approved the extradition of Nirav Modi, a diamond trader who absconded in a Rs 13,000 crore scam at the Punjab National Bank. This information has been given by CBI officials. Punjab National Bank (PNB) diamond trader Nirav Modi has been arrested in a fraud case. Nirav Modi is currently in London jail.
A few days ago, a British court had ruled that Nirav Modi would be extradited to India. The court had said that the Nirav Modi case meets all the requirements of Section 137 of the Extradition Act. A Westminster court has rejected a plea by Nirav Modi to avoid extradition, citing government pressure in India, media trials and the weak state of the courts.
The London court also rejected the claim that Nirav Modi’s mental condition was not suitable for extradition. The court also upheld the assurances that Nirav Modi would be kept in Barrack 12 on Arthur Road. The court said that it should be kept in Barrack 12 of Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai. He should be provided with food, clean water, clean toilet, bed facilities. Doctors of Mumbai Central Jail should also be available for silence.
The court also rejected a petition under section 3 that endangered life in India. The court also said that it had seen the report on Nirav Modi’s suicidal tendencies.
Nirav Modi was arrested on March 19, 2019 on an extradition warrant. He was involved in several extradition hearings via video link from Wandsworth Prison. Several of his bail attempts have been rejected by magistrates and the High Court. Because, there is a danger of fleeing. According to the cases filed by the CBI and the Directorate of Enforcement in India, criminal action will be taken against them. Apart from this, some other cases have also been registered against him in India.
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