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Home Secretary To Mull Extradition For Cricket Match Fixer

Law360 (January 8, 2019, 4:24 PM EST) -- A London judge has asked Britain’s home secretary to decide whether to order the extradition of an Indian businessman accused of helping fix cricket matches involving South Africa’s team, paving the way for the British citizen to face criminal charges in India. 

A district judge in London on Monday sent an extradition order for Sanjeev Kumar Chawla, a 50-year old businessman wanted by Indian authorities for his alleged role in a cricket match-fixing scandal from 2000, to Home Secretary Sajid Javid for a final decision, a spokesperson for the Crown Prosecution Service confirmed Tuesday

If approved, Chawla, a Delhi-born businessman who has lived in the...

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