‘Fugitives exploit gaps & weaknesses in international cooperation’: Jitendra Sin

PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 06:15 PM IST
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  • Asserting that the world is presently combating the serious emerging challenges of fugitive economic offenders, Union Minister Jitendra Singh has called for a strong and aligned international cooperation on the deportation of such persons. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) special session on Friday night, he said, as the accused take shelter in foreign countries and conceal the proceeds of crime in complex legal structures over different countries and jurisdictions, the gaps and weaknesses of international cooperation in this area are fully exploited by them to their advantage. His assertion assumes significance as India is making continuous efforts to bring back fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi and his nephew Nirav Modi to face the law in the country. Watch the full video for more details.

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