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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with UK Prime Minister Theresa May
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with UK Prime Minister Theresa May

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today handed over a list of 57 fugitives to United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May for extradition. Agusta Westland case accused Christian Michel’s name is also included in this list.

While UK has already extradited 2002 Gujarat riots accused Samirbhai Patel to India, it will now extradite Rajesh Kapoor, accused of abduction.

May, who is holding bilateral talks over lunch with PM Modi on Monday afternoon, said that Britain would offer expedited clearance at the UK’s borders under a Registered Traveller Scheme to business travellers from India.

British Prime Minister Theresa May is on a three-day visit to India aimed at enhancing Indo-UK ties in the key areas of trade, investment, defence and security.

Earlier on Monday, PM Modi welcomed his British counterpart Theresa May, who promised at a tech summit in Delhi that travel to the UK would be made easier for Indians, saying that it was vital to identify ways to deepen the trade relationship between the two countries before UK leaves the European Union.