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Quattrocchi timeline

Following is the chronology of events that took place during this year when Ottavio Quattrochi was arrested in Argentina following an Interpol Red Corner notice issued at the request of India.

india Updated: Jun 09, 2007 10:50 IST

Following is the chronology of events that took place during this year when Ottavio Quattrochi was arrested in Argentina following an Interpol Red Corner notice issued at the request of India:

January 2007: Ottavio Quattrocchi, despite having an Interpol warrant against him, takes an Alitalia flight from Italy to Buenos Aires, before proceeding to visit the Iguazu Falls.

February 6: At Iguazu, Quattrocchi goes over to nearby Brazil but is detained at Iguazu airport on his return.

February 8: Interpol informs CBI about Quattrocchi's detention

February 13: The CBI responding to the Supreme Court on a matter relating to money withdrawn by Quattrocchi, does not mention the fact of his detention. CBI admits later that it had this information at that time.

February 23: CBI releases a statement about Quattrocchi's arrest in Argentina

February 26: Quattrocchi released on bail.

March 2: The CBI sends a two member team -- Director Prosecution S K Sharma and Superintendent of Police Keshav Mishra -- to assist in fighting the extradition case.

March 7: The CBI submits 250-page plea for extradition of Quattrocchi to the Argentinian Foreign Office.

March 23: The hearing of the plea for Quattrocchi's extradition to India began in the Argentinian court.

June 4: The two member team goes again to give final touches ahead of the extradition trial of Quattrocchi.

June 7: Extradition trial begins in El Dorado

June 8: The court in El Dorado rejects India's extradition request of Quattrocchi.