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Explained: What is Extradition, Criteria And Most famous Extradition Cases Fought by India – Watch Video
Diamond merchant Nirav Modi on November 9 lost his appeal against extradition on mental health grounds as the High Court in London. Watch video to know what is extradition, international law and criteria for extradition and high profile extradition cases fight by India.
Explained What is Extradition: Diamond merchant Nirav Modi on November 9 lost his appeal against extradition on mental health grounds as the High Court in London ruled that his risk of suicide is not such that it would be either unjust or oppressive to extradite him to India to face charges of fraud and money laundering.
What is extradition?: Extradition is the process in which an accused or convict who has escaped from the territory of prosecuting nation to a foreign state is brought to the former. To extradite an accused or convict from a foreign nation, a formal request has to be filed. India has entered into extradition treaties with 47 countries and has extradition agreements with 11 countries.
Under the general principles of International Law an accused or a convict won’t be extradited if he is accused of a political crime, military crime and religious crime
The offence charged against the accused must satisfy the following
International Criteria for Extradition
Principle of Specialty
Prima Facie case
Most famous extradition cases fought by India
The Vijay Mallya Extradition case
The Nirav Modi Extradition case
The Abu Salem Extradition Case
The Extradition case of Surjit Badesha and Malkit Kaur Sidhu
The Extradition of Kishan Singh