ED rebuffs mercy plea of Nirav Modi's brother, extradition soon
Saturday, 18 April 2020 As the Enforcement Directorate’s extradition case against Nirav Modi and his brother Neeshal reaches a decisive stage, the latter has reached out to the agency seeking leniency but not before self-certifying himself through a forensic audit report on his business, distancing him from his fugitive brother who is presently detained in a prison in London.
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Amid LAC tensions Jaishankar to meet Chinese FM today. Rafale jets to be formally inducted into IAF today. Rhea retracts her confession, says she was forced. And Nirav Modi fights extradition, cites jail conditions, mental health. All the news and updates for you in this editorji playlist.
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The Kerala units of the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stage protest in Thiruvananthapuram on September 09 night hours after Higher Education Minister KT Jaleel appeared before the Enforcement Directorate. They demanded the resignation of Jaleel. Police used water cannons to disperse BJP and Youth Congress workers. They were demanding resignation of Kerala Minister KT Jaleel for his alleged involvement in gold smuggling case.
Son of CPI(M) State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, Bineesh Kodiyeri left ED office in Kochi after questioning in connection with Kerala gold smuggling case and Bengaluru drug case. He was summoned by the agency on Sep 08 to appear before ED in connection with Kerala gold smuggling case and Bengaluru drug case.
Deepak Kochhar, husband of former ICICI Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chanda Kochhar was brought to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Mumbai on September 08. ED officials had arrested Deepak on September 07 in connection with ICICI Bank-Videocon case. The case pertains to the alleged misappropriation cited in loans given by the ICICI Bank to Videocon.
A Baloch political activist has told the United Nations that Balochistan is suffering a severe humanitarian crisis, having been in the throes of a ruthless genocidal conflict for the past two decades. While making an intervention during the 45th Session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Qambar Malik Baloch said, "The Pakistani army's sponsored death squads are roaming with impunity. A large number of Baloch youth has been the victim of forcible disappearances and extrajudicial killings. Thousands of them have fled to different countries in recent years". A senior member of London-Based Baloch Human Rights Council, Qambar said, "The military establishment of Pakistan and its clandestine agencies are kidnapping, torturing, and murdering activists and human rights defenders to counter the Baloch people's demand to exercise their right to self-determination. The recent killing of a student Hayat Baloch in Turbat testifies to that. He was brutally murdered by the Frontier Corps while his parents were forced to watch his unfortunate fate." He added, considering the gravity of the situation, we request this council to put a resolution in the Council to send a fact-finding mission to Balochistan to investigate the gross violations of human rights and subsequently, make the state military officials accountable for their crimes against humanity in Balochistan."
A Metropolitan Police officer shot dead inside a south London custody suite bya handcuffed suspect armed with a revolver has been named as 54-year-oldSergeant Matiu Ratana. Known as Matt to his family and friends, Sgt Ratana,who was originally from New Zealand, joined the force in 1991. He died inhospital after the 23-year-old gunman opened fire at Croydon Custody Centre insouth London in the early hours of Friday. The suspect, who had been arrestedfor possession of Class B drugs with intent to supply and possession ofammunition, also shot himself during the incident at about 2.15am and is in acritical but stable condition in hospital. No police firearms were fired andthe case is not being treated as terror-related.
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has responded to a question about police practices during a statement outside New Scotland Yard. It comes after a police officer was shot dead by a man who was being detained at Croydon Custody Centre in south London. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn