Fugitive Nirav Modi loses bid to take extradition battle to UK supreme courtroom

Fugitive Nirav Modi loses bid to take extradition battle to UK supreme courtroom
Fugitive Nirav Modi loses bid to take extradition battle to UK supreme courtroom

NEW DELHI: Fugitive diamond magnate Nirav Modi on Thursday misplaced a bid to take his battle in opposition to extradition to India on costs of fraud and cash laundering to the UK’s Supreme Court. “The appellant’s utility for permission to enchantment to the supreme courtroom is refused,” Lord justice Stuart Smith stated in his assertion.
Nirav Modi’s utility for certification of a degree of regulation has additionally been refused by the London High Court, that means that he has now exhausted all his choices within the UK courts in his battle in opposition to extradition to India.
The courtroom additionally ordered him to pay the respondent’s prices assessed within the sum of £150,247.
The jeweller, who fled India in 2018 earlier than particulars of his alleged involvement in large-scale fraud on the Punjab National Bank turned public, has argued there’s a excessive threat of suicide if he’s extradited.
(With inputs from businesses)

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