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Court okays extradition of NRI wanted in US for murder
Report dated 29/04/2013 @ 1:36 PM
A Delhi Court has given it's okay to an extradition request from the US and has recommended the Centre extradite the NRI fugitive Lakshminivasa Rao Nerusu who is wanted in the US to stand trial for stabbing to death his wife and their two children in Michigan in October 2008.
Nerusu who was arrested in Hyderabad after he left the US in 2008 was produced before the magistrate before whom he 'consented' to his extradition.
US police say they went to Lakshminivasa's residence where they round the bodies of his wife, daughter and son lying in a pool of blood. Six knives were also found.
While recommending Nerusu's extradition, the court held that the offence was 'extraditable' and shows 'prima facie' commission of offence and makes the case for extradition of a fugitive criminal.
Australian NRI surgeon Jayant Patel to be tried in September
Report dated 28/04/2013 @ 2:24 PM
Jayant Patel, 62, who is accused of unnecessarily removing a patient's bowel during an operation at Bundaberg Base Hospital in 2004, is to stand trial in an Australian court this September. The trial is expected to go on for up to a fortnight.
Patel's barrister said there would be a pre-trial hearing where the defence will apply for the jury to be polled which involves questioning potential jurors to find out about their knowledge of the well-publicised surgeon and his history. Patel's outstanding fraud offences are to be heard in a district court.
In a manslaughter re-trial a month ago, a Brisbane Supreme Court jury found Patel not guilty.
No bail for NRI cricket 'bookie' Sunil Abhichandani
Report dated 27/04/2013 @ 2:18 PM
Sunil Abhichandani alias Sunil Dubai's anticipatory bail application was turned down by the court. He is wanted in a cricket betting racket.
In 2012 his partner Prakash Chandanani was arrested for allegedly diverting the betting money into film production. Their names emerged when two bookies Devendra Kothari and Sonu Jalan were arrested.
Chandanani and Abhichandani were key players in the cricket betting racket.
Continuing investigations revealed that several Bollywood personalities paid money through a hawala operator after they lost bets. Others involved were two Pakistanis, including a Chhota Shakeel aide. Various others have also been named in the widespread illegal cricket betting racket.
Singapore NRI sentenced for sex with minor
Report dated 27/04/2013 @ 2:17 PM
Aravind S Menon, 25, has been charged with having sex with a girl age 14 on three occasions. He has been sentenced to a year in jail by a Singapore Court.
Menon worked as a voluntary drama teacher in a school when the girl who joined the drama society grew close to her teacher and the two had a sexual relationship.
The parents of the student turned suspicious when they saw text messages from Menon and they warned the school who sacked him.
Philippines NRI booked for bigamy
Report dated 20/04/2013 @ 3:02 PM
Sukhpal Singh has been booked on charges of bigamy and harassment after his wife Sukhjit Kaur, of Rurka Kalan village, Phagwara, complained that he was already married with children when he married her in 1999. She also said he harassed her with dowry demands.
After the marriage he was given Rs.3.5 lakhs by her parents on the pretext of calling his wife to the Philpipines but several years passed and he kept making lame excuses and never did call her to join him in the Philippines. She only discovered that he was married with children when an insurance policy letter arrived in the name of his 'other family'.
Singh's brother and mediator in the marriage Daljit Singh has also been arrested.