Bookie Sanjeev Chawla, accused of the 2000 cricket match fixing scandal, has been profitable in extraditing India from London. Chawla is going through match-fixing prices throughout his 2000 tour of South Africa to India. This is India's first profitable extradition since a treaty was signed with the United Kingdom in 1992.
In 2016, Sameerbhai Vinubhai Patel, who was needed in a case associated to the 2002 Gujarat riots, agreed to voluntarily extradite. <! –
Chawla is alleged to have performed a key function in conspiring with former South Africa cricket workforce captain Hansie Cronje through the February-March 2000 tour of South Africa in India.
It is alleged that Chawla had allegedly urged to Cronje that he might earn some huge cash if he misplaced the match. According to stories, each Chawla and Cronje had been named in a 70-page cost sheet filed by the Crime Branch of the Delhi Police. Chawla can be accused of making an attempt to bribe two England gamers in August 1999.
India demanded extradition
According to court docket information, India had demanded Chawla's extradition within the January and March 2000 match-fixing case. India additionally requested for extradition on 1 February 2016. The Westminster Magistrate Court and the UK High Court later heard the case. Chawla additionally appealed to the European Court of Human Rights, which final week rejected his petition for an interim measure. In India, Chawla shall be saved in Tihar Jail in Delhi. During a listening to on 16 January, the Indian authorities assured the UK High Court that Chawla can be saved in a separate cell with safety.
Who is chawla
Chawla has described himself as a Delhi-based businessman in court docket paperwork filed within the UK High Court. He went to the UK in 1996 on a business visa. His Indian passport was revoked in 2000. He obtained a UK passport in 2005 and has been a British citizen ever since. Indian officers consider that Chawla's extradition will strengthen his efforts to deliver fugitive merchants Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi again from Britain.
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