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EXTRADITION AND CRIMINAL MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE - Bars to extradition

Friday, September 08, 2017 @ 12:55 PM  

Appeal from a judgment of the British Columbia Court of Appeal allowing an application for judicial review of surrender orders made by the Minister of Justice against Badesha and Sidhu, setting the orders aside and remitting the matter to the Minister for further consideration. India requested that Badesha and Sidhu be extradited on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder contrary to the Indian Penal Code following the honour killing of Sidhu’s daughter in the Indian state of Punjab in 2000. Following an extradition hearing, Badesha...