UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday stated that his authorities has ordered the extradition of financial fugitives needed by India however there are authorized technicalities that made the duty “very difficult”.
Answering a question associated to the extradition of Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya at a press convention, Mr Johnson stated the UK authorities needs them to be taken again to India for trial and it doesn’t welcome individuals who wish to use the British authorized system to evade the legislation right here in India.
“On the two individuals that you mentioned, the extradition case, there are legal technicalities that made it very difficult. But what I can tell you is that the UK government has ordered their extradition,” Boris Johnson stated.
“We have said from our point of view we want them to be taken back to India for trial, perhaps I should just say, we welcome people, who have talent and brilliance coming from India coming to the UK, we don’t welcome people who want to use our legal system to evade the law here in India,” he added.
Earlier within the day, addressing a particular press briefing on UK PM go to, Overseas Secretary Harsh Shringla stated the problem of financial fugitives figured in talks with the British Prime Minister and the federal government conveyed that the extradition of those offenders is a excessive precedence as they must be again to face India’s justice system.
“Our objective is to bring those economic fugitives who are wanted in India to face justice in the country, and the matter did come up in today’s talks,” Mr Shringla emphasised.
He additionally stated Prime Minister Johnson took word of the purpose raised and indicated that he was very delicate to Indian issues on this regard and would see what he may do.
“Prime Minister Johnson said that it was important for him as well and he will surely review it. Prime Minister Johnson took note of the point raised by us and he indicated that he was very sensitive to Indian concerns in this regard and that he would see what he could do,” Mr Shringla stated.
Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, and Mehul Choksi defrauded public sector banks by siphoning off the funds by their firms which resulted in a complete lack of Rs 22,585.83 crore to the general public sector banks, as of March 15, 2022, the federal government had knowledgeable the parliament final month.
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