Tue. Feb 7th, 2023

Nirav Modi fails to appeal extradition case in court UK supreme court

The jeweler left India in the year 2018 prior to the revelations of his involvement in massive fraudulent activity at Punjab National Bank became public The jeweler has said there is a probability of suicide if is extradited.

Diamond magnate Nirav Modi on Thursday lost an attempt to bring his fight to avoid extradition to India on suspicion of financial fraud as well as money laundering before the British Supreme Court. “The appellant’s request to be allowed for appeal before the Supreme Court has been rejected,” Judge Jeremy Stuart-Smith stated in his statement.

Nirav Modi’s request for a certification of a particular point of law has been rejected by the London High Court, meaning that he’s exhausted all of his options before the UK courts in his fight for extradition from India.

The judge also ordered him to be responsible for the cost of the appeal at PS150,247.

The jeweler left India in the year 2018 before the details of his involvement in a massive fraudulent activity at Punjab National Bank became public He has claimed that there is a significant chance of suicide if he is extradited.

The judge stated that there is a danger of suicide increases could be a risk if Modi is extradited

The judge stated that the possibility of suicide in the event Modi is extradited could be significant, but the arrangements in the prison “will help the authorities effectively manage Mr. Modi’s situation”.

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