Special PMLA court okays Lalit Modi’s extradition to India from UK

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A special PMLA court in Mumbai has allowed Enforcement Directorate’s plea to issue a Letter of Request to bring back former Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi to India from the United Kingdom.

On Tuesday, the ED had argued before a special court in Mumbai Tuesday seeking a Letter of Request to be sent to the United Kingdom to extradite Modi to India.

“If the court allows the application, it will be sent to the Ministry of External Affairs in India to the foreign ministry in UK to be forwarded to the local court, as is the process under MLAT,” said advocate Hiten Venegaonkar, counsel for the ED.

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