From flashy diamantaire to Wandsworth Prison: Nirav Modi's journey to extradition is one of stark contrasts
Wanted in India on charges of fraud and money laundering in PNB scam case, Modi lost his legal battle against extradition as a UK judge ruled that he does have a case to answer before the Indian courts
The judge will now send his ruling to UK's secretary of state Priti Patel, who is authorised to order extradition under the India-UK Extradition Treaty
The jeweller has been in prison in connection with the PNB scam case since his arrest on 19 March, 2019, on an extradition warrant executed by Scotland Yard
Nirav Modi extradition trial begins today: UK court rejects plea seeking partial ban on reportage of case
The 49-year-old fugitive diamantaire was arrested on 19 March, 2019, on an extradition warrant executed by Scotland Yard on charges of fraud and money laundering brought by the Indian government
Nirav Modi, the 49-year-old jeweller, who has been lodged at Wandsworth Prison in south-west London since his arrest in March last year, is expected to be produced physically at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London.
Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot had presided over the last remand hearing at the court via videolink from the prison where Modi is being held.
PNB fraud case: Nirav Modi suffers huge blow as Singapore HC freezes kin's bank deposits of Rs 44.41 cr
The two are the sister and brother-in-law of Modi, who is currently under arrest in this alleged bank fraud case in London.
PNB fraud case: 12 luxury cars of fugitive businessmen Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi auctioned at Rs 3.29 cr
The ED had in March obtained the permission of a special PMLA court in Mumbai for auctioning 12 cars of the Modi-Choksi duo as part of its money laundering probe in the Rs 13,500-crore alleged bank loan fraud.
Nirav Modi in possession of three passports, UK court told; 'opposite of flight risk', claims defence team
It was claimed Nirav Modi arrived in the UK for an initial public offering (IPO) of his business
The news report claimed that Nirav first fled to UAE from Mumbai, from where he moved to Hong Kong in March third week.