The government has started the crackdown against such fugitives and has back to back extradited Christen Michel who is an accused in the VVIP chopper scam and now Deepak Talwar and Rajeev Saxena who were involved in AgustaWestland scam
New Delhi: Central security agencies under the supervision of National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval is drawing a detailed plan on extraditing more fugitives back to India who are involved in high-value financial frauds. Sources claim security forces have prepared a list of criminals who will be extradited within two months from the countries where they are hiding.
The government has started the crackdown against such fugitives and has back to back extradited Christen Michel who is an accused in the VVIP chopper scam and now Deepak Talwar and Rajeev Saxena who were involved in AgustaWestland scam.
Sources told MyNation that a meeting of top officials of the intelligence and security agencies was held with the NSA on Thursday where a detailed plan to bring back the fugitives from UAE, Europe, and other destinations was discussed.
As per the information, the government is currently focusing on financial defaulters who have fled from the country and have taken shelter in foreign lands.
On top of the list are Vijay Mallya, Mehul Choksi, Nirav Modi and Jatin Mehta along with a long list of criminals and anti-nationals operating against Indian interests in the Gulf countries.
Indian agencies have stunned everyone on Wednesday with their overnight operation in which Rajiv Saxena and Deepak Talwar were extradited from the UAE. It is alleged that they an important role in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal. Like other operations, this one was planned and executed as per the order of NSA Ajit Doval.
The Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate are pursuing legal actions to bring back 28 Indians, including six women, who have been charged for financial irregularities and criminal offences, and are believed to be living abroad since 2015.
India has extradition treaties with 48 countries including the USA, UAE, France, Germany, the UK, Hong Kong and Italy.
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Last Updated 31, Jan 2019, 8:01 PM