The ED has also questioned Interpol’s decision to deny an RCN against Modi on the ground that there is no chargesheet against him and that extradition proceedings have not started.
Sushma Swaraj said the two cases in question remain an issue under discussion between the governments of India and the UK and referred to the Joint Statement issued during the recent visit of British Prime Minister Theresa May to India.
On Tuesday, the ED had argued before a special court in Mumbai Tuesday seeking a Letter of Request to be sent to the United Kingdom to extradite Modi to India.
India recently had contacted Interpol and pressed its demand for an early notification of the Red warrant sought by the ED against Modi in connection with its money laundering case.
Six months after agency sent LR, Singapore asks for specifics.
Justice Mishra is expected to announce the formal withdrawal of the motion on Wednesday 11 am.
A week after the ED submitted contracts and documents that form the basis of its request to issue the RCN against the former IPL chief, the Interpol has now asked for documents pertaining to Modi’s passport revocation.
Congress’s communication department, said the BJP government had been trying to bury the ‘Lalit Modi scandal’ by asserting that his deportation was not possible.
Congress said it will raise the issue of Lalit Modi inside and outside Parliament.
ED is in the process of replying to the Interpol and is expecting a final decision by the global agency on the RCN by mid-October, sources said.
Kings XI Punjab spokesperson stated that the email was a “general inquiry… about an offer”.
Former IPL commissioner Lakit Modi was removed from the post of RCA president amid chaos and controversies.
Sources said the ED is also mulling to seek former IPL chief Lalit Modi’s extradition by sending a request to the Ministry of External Affairs through the Home Ministry.
Lalit Modi case: A decision by the Interpol on the request made by the agency is likely to be taken by the end of September.
BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said that the matter should be referred to the legal committee and the ACU.