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'Davy can serve sentence in Denmark'

delhi Updated: Apr 30, 2011 02:32 IST
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The CBI has told the Denmark government that if Kim Davy is extradited to India to face trial in the 1995 Purulia arms drop case and sentenced after the final hearing of the case, he would be sent back to Denmark to serve his sentence.

The probe agency has also stated that Davy will not be awarded death sentence.

Davy has argued that his life would be in danger if he is sent to Kolkata to face the trial.

The Denmark government last year agreed to extradite Davy alias Neil Holcks but he appealed against the order in a lower court, which upheld his appeal. Now, the Danish government on behalf of the CBI has appealed in the high court against the lower court order.

"Davy is afraid that he will be extradited. That's why he leveling all kinds of allegation," a top CBI official said.

According to CBI sources, their investigators got immense help from the intelligence agencies to collect evidence against him and his co-accused. So far no evidence has come light about any Indian politician helping him in his escape after being arrested at Mumbai airport.

Davy has alleged in an interview to a news channel said he made his escape to Nepal in Pappu Yadav's car, a Lok Sabha member at that time. He also alleged that country's external intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) was aware of plan to drop arms in West Bengal and the intention was to destabalise the Left Front government in West Bengal led by Jyoti Basu.

But a CBI spokesperson said, "In Davy's laptop that was seized during the investigation more than 50,000 pages wherein he has given elaborate details about his plans. Nowhere did he mention any thing about any likely help from any official agency."

Had the government or any of its agencies been involved in the arms drop case, the CBI wouldn't have tried so hard to get him back to face trial, say CBI sources.