Monthly Archives: July 2019

19th Jul 2019

Dr Vijay Mallya’s appeal to be heard in February 2020

Dr Vijay Mallya’s appeal against his extradition to India will be heard in the UK High Court from 11-13 February 2020. On 2 July 2019, Dr Mallya was granted his application to appeal the Extradition Order after an oral hearing before a panel of judges. In that hearing, Dr Mallya’s lawyers argued that Senior District […]

17th Jul 2019

Hasheem Abedi’s extradition confirmed from Libya

Today, 17 July 2019, Hasheem Abedi, the brother of suspected Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi, was extradited from Libya to the UK. The Interior Minister’s office in Tripoli confirmed that Mr Abedi was extradited on a flight which left Mitiga Airport at 10:30 BST. Mr Abedi landed in the UK and was immediately arrested on […]

8th Jul 2019

Indian extradition request for Arti Dhir and Kaval Raijada denied by Westminster Magistrates’ Court

On 2 July 2019, Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot, the Chief Magistrate, handed down her judgment at Westminster Magistrates’ Court refusing the extradition of Arti Dhir and Kaval Raijada. Indian authorities have requested the extradition of Mrs Dhir and Mr Raijada for the alleged murder of their adopted son, Gopal Sejani, and Mr Raijada’s brother-in- […]

8th Jul 2019

Grace Meng to sue INTERPOL

Grace Meng, wife of former INTERPOL President Meng Hongwei, has issued legal proceedings against INTERPOL for the body’s ‘complicity’ in the treatment of Mr Meng. Mrs Meng alleges that INTERPOL allowed one of its member states, China, to falsely accuse and detain her husband in October 2018. In doing so, it is alleged that INTERPOL […]

8th Jul 2019

ISIS Beatles trial delayed

The extradition of two suspected ISIS Jihadists, Alexanda Koey and El Shafee Elsheikh has been delayed prompting fears that they will not face trial in the US this summer. In January 2019, Maha Elgizouli, mother of suspected ISIS member, El Shafee Elsheikh, lost her High Court claim to challenge the UK government’s decision to share […]

1st Jul 2019

CASE SUMMARY: Benmaimun v France [2019] EWHC 1798 (Admin)

Background facts The appellant appealed against an order for his extradition to France to face a charge in respect of an alleged offence of escape of an inmate on temporary absence. It was submitted that the time the appellant had spent in custody awaiting extradition meant that the extradition would now be oppressive pursuant to […]

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