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The UK court ruling in the Nirav Modi case is significant, it should serve as a reminder to all fugitives: CBI | India News


NEW DELHI: The IWC on Thursday called a UK court ruling in the Nirav Modi case “significant” and said it should serve as a reminder to all fugitives, who have indulged in high-value fraud, that they cannot escape the law simply by changing their countries of residence.
In a statement, the CBI said that the court order justified the thorough investigation carried out by the agency, especially since Modi had raised several questions about the admissibility of the evidence, the fairness of the investigation, the trial, the prison conditions, the availability of health facilities in India and outside considerations. in order to divert attention from their own actions.
Previously, the Westminster Magistrates Court in London he accepted the Indian government’s argument to extradite Modi saying that the evidence against him “is prima facie sufficient to order his extradition to India to face the charges.”
The court also upheld India’s assurances and rejected the defense submissions regarding human rights violations, fair trials and prison conditions and decided to send Modi’s case to the UK Secretary of State for final decision.
The “trial is a significant achievement in the context of CBI’s efforts to curb corruption and is a reminder that fugitives, who have evaded prosecution after committing high-value fraud, cannot be considered above the law. process simply because they have changed jurisdiction. ” said the CBI.

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