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PNB scam case: Nirav Modi can be extradited to India, says UK court

Key accused in PNB scam case has 14 days to appeal

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PNB Scam | Punjab National Bank | Nirav modi

Ashis Ray  |  London 



Nirav modi
The verdict will, as is the procedure in Britain, be referred to the country’s home secretary, Priti Patel, to authorise deportation at her discretion | Illustration: Ajay Mohanty

Nirav Modi, once touted as a billionaire designer diamantaire, and now wanted on charges of fraud and money laundering in the $2-billion (Rs 14,000-crore) Bank scam case, was on Thursday ordered by a London court to be extradited to India, with the judge ruling that the 49-year-old did have a case to answer before Indian courts.

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First Published: Fri, February 26 2021. 01:56 IST

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