Category: Albania

29th Apr 2019

Hektor Mahmutaj absconds whilst on bail pending extradition to Albania

Hektor Mahmutaj, who is currently on INTERPOL’s most-wanted list, has absconded whilst remanded on bail pending the Home Secretary’s approval of his extradition to Albania. In 1997, Mr Mahmutaj was convicted of murder in Albania and sentenced to a 25-year term of imprisonment, in his absence. Albania initially requested his extradition from the UK in […]

14th May 2018

Albania/ UK extradition agreement

On the 11th May 2018, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office published a memorandum which explains the agreement between the UK and the Republic of Albania, which supplements the European Convention on Extradition 1957. The effect of the agreement is that the UK and the Republic of Albania can no longer deny extradition of their own […]

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