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11 fugitive criminals successfully brought back to India in last 3 yrs: Government

Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh, in a written response to a question in the Lok Sabha said the government has been making every effort to bring back fugitive criminals who have fled after committing crime.

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New Delhi Updated on: December 12, 2018 21:14 IST
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V K Singh

In the past three years, eleven fugitive criminals including Christian Michel have been brought back to India, the government said on Wednesday. Michel is the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal.

Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh, in a written response to a question in the Lok Sabha said the government has been making every effort to bring back fugitive criminals who have fled after committing crime.

"In the last three years, 11 fugitive criminals from various foreign countries, including the recent extradition of Christian Michel from UAE, were successfully brought back to India," PTI quoted him as saying. 

"As of now, India has signed extradition treaties with 50 countries and entered into extradition arrangements with 10 more countries," he  further said. 

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