Contested Indian Extradition Proceedings Adjourn

After a 5-day hearing Berkeley Square Solicitors Indian extradition challenge has adjourned.

During the course of the week Westminster Magistrates Court heard expert evidence from Indian counsel Mr Arjun Sheoran and Dr Alan Mitchell concerning the conditions of detention in Indian prisons and the compatibility of trial provisions in India with applicable international standards. On behalf of the Government of India expert evidence was adduced from a Chief Prisons Warden and Police Superintendent.

The hearing resumes in late November.