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Extradition Case - SAMIRBHAI VINUBHAI PATEL

Following Government of India’s request for extradition, Mr Samirbhai Vinubhai Patel, an Indian national, is being extradited on 18th October 2016 to face trial in India.

Mr Patel is facing trial in connection with post-Godhra riots in India in 2002.  He is charged with the offence under Section 302 of IPC, along with 43 other accused. The offences include murder, rioting and being member of an unlawful assembly. The accused was arrested in India and was on bail and after jumping bail had escaped to UK. 

This is the first extradition from UK since the signing of the Extradition Treaty in 1992

Oct 18, 2016
 
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