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India has signed Extradition Treaties with 42 countries

11 May 2016 6:10 PM GMT
India has signed Extradition Treaties with 42 countries
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Till date, India has signed Extradition Treaties with 42 countries. India also has Extradition Arrangements with 9 more countries. A list of these countries is attached at Annexure-A.  It is the policy of the Government of India to conclude Extradition treaties with as many countries as possible so as to ensure that fugitive criminals do not escape justice. Accordingly, India is in the process of negotiating extradition treaties with many more countries.

In addition, India is a party to various multilateral conventions such as United Nations Convention against Corruption, United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime, International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings and the SAARC Regional Convention on Suppression of Terrorism, which can serve as a legal framework to bring back fugitive criminals from the countries who are also the parties to these conventions.

A request for extradition can be initiated against a fugitive criminal who is formally accused of, charged with or convicted of an extradition offence. Such requests are handled with utmost care so as not to allow the fugitive an opportunity to take measures to avoid getting extradited. The Ministry of External Affairs takes up extradition requests with the concerned foreign countries when a request for extradition is received from the relevant law enforcement agencies in India. A list of all successful extraditions from foreign countries to India, indicating both the countries concerned and the fugitives is enclosed at Annexure-B. 


India has signed Extradition Treaties with the following Countries:

S. No.CountryS. No.Country
6.Bhutan27.Republic of Korea
8.Bulgaria29.Saudi Arabia
9.Canada30.South Africa
14.Hong Kong35.Tunisia

India has Extradition Arrangements with the following Countries:

S. No.Country
4.Papua New Guinea
6.Sri Lanka


List of Fugitives Extradited/Deported by Foreign Governments to India

Sl. No.NameNationalityExtradited FromOffencesYear of Extradition
1.Aftab Ahmed AnsariIndianUAETerrorism2002 (February)
2.Rajender AnadkatIndianUAETerrorism2002 (February)
3.Muthappa RaiIndianUAEOrganized Crime2002 (May)
4.Ravinder Kumar RastogiIndianUAEEconomic Offences2003 (January)
5.Iqbal Sheikh KaskarIndianUAEMumbai Bomb Blasts2003 (February)
6.Izaz PathanIndianUAEMumbai Bomb Blasts2003 (February)
7.Mustafa Ahmed Umar DosaIndianUAEMumbai Bomb Blasts2003 (March)
8.Anil Ramachandran ParabIndianUAEMurder2003 (April)
9.K. Vijay KarunakarIndianNigeriaCriminal Conspiracy and Cheating2003 (July)
10.Chetan M. JoglekarIndianUSACriminal Conspiracy and Cheating2003 (November)
11.Ashok Tahilram SadaranganiIndianHong KongFinancial Fraud2004 (June)
12.Akhtar HusainiIndianUAETerrorism2004 (June)
13.Tariq Abdul Karim @ Tariq ParveenIndianUAESara Sahara Complex Case2004 (July)
14.Baldev SinghIndianCanadaMurder2004 (August)
15.Sharmila ShanbagIndianGermanyFinancial Fraud2004 (September)
16.Allan John WatersBritishUSASexual Abuse of Children2004 (September)
17.Umarmiya Bukhari @ MamumiyaIndianUAEMurder and Extortion2004 (December)
18.Charan Jeet Singh "Cheema”IndianUSATerrorism2005 (February)
19.M. Varatharajaloo @ M.V. Raja @ Louis JalooIndianUAEEconomic Offences2005 (March)
20.Ashok Kumar SharmaBritishBulgariaCheating2005 (May)
21.Grant Duncan AlexanderBritishTanzania/ BritainSexual Abuse of Children2005 (June)
22.Wulf IngnoWernerAustralianAustraliaSexual Abuse of Children2005 (August)
23.Anil Vaju Bhai DhanakIndianUAECriminal Conspiracy and Kidnapping2005 (September)
24.Monica BediIndianPortugalPassport Fraud2005 (November)
25.Abu SalemIndianPortugalCriminal Cases2005 (November)
26.Harpal Singh CheemaIndianCanadaTADA/Arms Act.2006 (May)
27.Kulbir Singh Kulbeera @ BarapindIndianUSATerrorism2006 (June)
28.Bachan Singh SogiIndianCanadaCriminal Breach of Trust2006 (June)
29.Kosaraju Venkateswara RaoIndianThailandCriminal Conspiracy2006 (June)
30.Govind SrivastavaIndianBelgiumCheating & Forgery2006 (October)
31.Nitin Umeshbhai YagnikIndianMauritiusCheating & Criminal Breach of Trust2007 (March)
32.Malkiat Singh @ MittaCanadianCanadaKidnapping/ Murder2007 (May)
33.A.N. GhoshIndianGermanyBank Fraud2007 (August )
34.Rajesh K. MehtaIndianBelgiumFraud2007 (October)
35.Baljeet SinghIndianSouth AfricaMurder2008 (June)
36.Joginder SinghIndianSouth AfricaMurder2008 (June)
37.Surender KumarIndianSouth AfricaMurder2008 (June)
38.Narendra RastogiIndianUSAEconomic Offences2008 (July)
39.Gurpreet Singh BhullarIndianThailandMurder2009 (May)
40.Gunaranjan SuriIndianUSACriminal Conspiracy and Cheating2009 (July)
41.Narender Kumar GudgudIndianUSAFinancial fraud2009 (August)
42.Prem SuriIndianUSACriminal Conspiracy and Cheating2009 (July)
43.Malay Sumanchandra ParikhIndianUSAFraud2009 (September)
44.Vijayan GabrielIndianOmanMurder2010 (May)
45.Yaniv Benaim @ AtalaIsraeliPeruDrug Offences, Theft and Financial Fraud2011(August)
46.Subash Chandra KapoorUSA nationalGermanyCriminal Conspiracy2012 (July)
47.Fasih MohammadIndianSaudi ArabiaCriminal Conspiracy2012 (October)
48.Nikil Prakash Shetty @ Nishit Prakash ArasaIndianUAECriminal Conspiracy2013 (June)
49.Ashok Dharmappa DevadikaIndianUAECriminal Conspiracy2013 (August)
50.Abdul Sathar @ ManzoorIndianUAETerrorism2013 (August)
51.Shammi KumarIndianUAEMurder2014 (January)
52.Usmane Ghani KhanIndianSaudi ArabiaWaging war against India2014 (April)
53.Balwinder SinghIndianUSAAttempt to Murder2015 (March)
54.Jagtar Singh TaraIndianThailandMurder2015 (January)
55.Bannaje Raja @ Rajendra BannanjeIndianMoroccoMurder2015 (August)
56.Monika KapoorIndianUSAFraud2015 (October)
57.Chhota [email protected] Sadashiv NikaljeIndianIndonesiaMurder & Kidnapping 2015(November)
58.Anup ChetiaIndianBangladeshWaging war against India 2015(November)
59.Kollam Gangi ReddyIndianMauritiusAttempt to murder2015 (November)
60.Willy NaruenartwanichThaiThailandWaging war against India2015 (December)

The Minister of State for the external Affairs Gen. Dr. V. K. Singh (Retd.) provided this information in reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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