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UK home department clears extradition of Nirav Modi to India

On 25 February, a UK court had allowed fugitive businessman Nirav Modi's extradition, and the findings of the court were sent to the UK home department.

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New Delhi: The United Kingdom’s Home Department has cleared the extradition of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is wanted in an over Rs 13,000-crore bank fraud case, officials said on Friday.

He had allegedly perpetrated the fraud in the Punjab National Bank in collusion with his uncle Mehul Choksi.

On February 25, a Westminster Magistrates’ Court allowed Modi’s extradition.

The findings of the court were sent to the UK Home Department as per which it cleared the extradition.


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