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UK yet to respond on 15 extradition requests: Govt

Britain has not yet acted on 15 extradition requests sent by India, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. MoS for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said India has made 15 extradition requests to the UK government and it is in constant touch with it for facilitating the extradition of the fugitives.

Chaudhary said in a meeting held on February 15 in New Delhi between MoS Home and Minister of State for Migration, UK, the issue of pending extradition requests was raised. “The UK Minister clarified that these matters are sub-judice in British courts. On the part of the government, the UK Minister assured cooperation on the pending issues on case-to-case basis,” he said. Both the Ministers also discussed about immigration issues, E-Tourist Visa and exploring possibilities for greater ties on exchanging information on criminals.
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