April 29, 2013 14:58
Court, Home Office to decide on extradition of former Kyrgyz president's son - ambassador
BISHKEK. April 29 (Interfax) - The Home Office will make a final decision regarding the extradition of Maxim Bakiyev, the junior son of former Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, British Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Judith Farnworth told the Akipress news agency on Friday.
If a court decides there are no impediments to the extradition, the case will be referred to the Home Office and it will either approve or deny the extradition, she said.
The ambassador added that the Home Office's decision would be based on the court ruling.
If the British home secretary decides to issue the extradition warrant, Maxim Bakiyev will have the right to appeal to the High Court, Farnworth said.
If the High Court turns down the appeal, he may appeal to the Supreme Court, and an appeal may be lodged with the European Court of Human Rights afterwards, Farnworth said.
The London Westminster Court will hear the case on the extradition of Maxim Bakiyev to the United States on May 13. He is accused of securities fraud. The court held its first hearing in December 2012.
According to unofficial reports, the junior son of the ex-Kyrgyz president took residence in London after the change of administration in Kyrgyzstan in April 2010 and received political refugee status. British authorities made no comment on the report.
The home country accused Maxim Bakiyev of economic felonies. The Bishkek District Court sentenced him in absentia in February to a long prison term and property impoundment.
Kyrgyzstan hopes for an affirmative decision of the UK and is drafting agreements with the UK and the U.S. on the extradition of lawbreakers.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at email@example.com)
March 01, 2015
Access denied to detained Ukrainian lawmaker - defense lawyers
Questioning of key witness in Nemtsov murder case to end by Wednesday - defense lawyer (Part 2)
Questioning of key witness in Nemtsov murder case to end by Wednesday - defense lawyer
INVESTIGATORS PLEDGE TO END QUESTIONING KEY WITNESS IN BORIS NEMTSOV MURDER CASE BEFORE WEDNESDAY- DEFENSE LAWYER
Donetsk militia find four trophy tanks in 24 hours - spokesman
Nemtsov's Yaroslavl office to be searched - aide
Eleven shelling attacks launched at Donetsk airport in 24 hours - Basurin
Fifty detentions during Nemtsov remembrance march - Moscow security chief
Ukraine's parliamentary speaker urges foreign minister to help free Honcharenko
Massive rally held in Novosibirsk to protest "immoral" opera production
Detained Ukrainian lawmaker being questioned under inquiry into Odesa events - Russian Investigative Committee
DETAINED UKRAINIAN LAWMAKER HONCHARENKO IS BEING QUESTIONED AS PART OF AN INQUIRY INTO THE CRIMES COMMITTED AGAINST A RUSSIAN CITIZEN DURING ODESA EVENTS - RUSSIAN INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE