Indian Extradition Challenge Commences

Berkeley Square Solicitors represent both requested persons in contested extradition proceedings involving an extradition request from the Government of India. The case is listed to begin this week before DJ Purdy and is scheduled to last for five days before Westminster Magistrates.

Our clients are both accused of involvement in a long running bank fraud. Extradition requests from India are relatively rare. The Requested Persons objections are founded on challenges under Article 3 of the ECHR (Indian prisons do not meet international standards) and Article 6 (fair trial guarantees do not meet international standards).

Counsel instructed are Ben Keith of 5 St Andrews Hill and Ben Cooper of Doughty Street Chambers. Roger Sahota is the instructing solicitor.