The GoI made an extradition request in respect of the Appellant, submitted on 9 February 2017, which was certified by the Secretary of State on 16 February 2017. We consider that while the scope of the prima facie case found by the SDJ is in some respects wider than that alleged by the Respondent in India, there is a prima facie case which, in seven important respects, coincides with the allegations in India.
The Contracting States agree to extradite to each other, subject to the provisions of this Treaty, persons found in the territory of one of the Contracting States who have been proceeded against for or have been charged with or have been found guilty of, or are wanted for the enforcement of a judicially pronounced penalty for committing an extraditable offence, as described in Article 2, by the judicial authority of the other Contracting State.
Dawood, who heads a vast and multifaceted illegal business, has emerged as India’s most wanted terrorist after the 1993 Mumbai bombings.
Extradition Treaty between the Tonk State and the British Government in 1869 is not capable of being given effect to in the present day in view of the merger of the Tonk […]
Once a request for extradition is received in India, the Central Government may by virtue of Section 5 of the Extradition Act issue an order to any Magistrate who would have jurisdiction to inquire into the offence if it had been an offence committed within the local limits of his jurisdiction to inquire into the case.
Extradition under Treaty between the Government of Republic of India and the Government of the United States of America
Section 2 (c) of the Extradition Act, 1962 defines “extradition offences” as:- “(i) in relation to a foreign State, being a treaty State, an offence provided for in the extradition treaty with […]
In India the extradition of a fugitive from India to a foreign country or vice-versa is governed by the provisions of Indian Extradition Act, 1962.
Extradition Treaties India has signed Extradition Treaties, which are in force. Sl. No. Name of the Country Year of Treaty 1. Australia 2011 2. Bahrain 2005 3. Bangladesh 2013 4. Belarus 2008 […]
Source of Law National Legislation International Treaty An extradition treaty is the legal mechanism countries use to pull alleged criminals out of other countries. The terms and conditions vary. Some countries, like […]
Ministries of External Affairs Guidelines Extradition request for an accused/ fugitive can be initiated after charge sheet has been filed before an appropriate Court and said court having taken cognizance of the […]