India working on expeditious extradition of Nirav Modi from UK: MEA

NEW DELHI: Days after his arrest in London, India on Friday said it was working towards expeditious extradition of Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2 billion PNB scam case.

Spokesperson in the External Affairs Ministry Raveesh Kumar also said that there was no delay in his arrest and that action was taken on completion of certain processes.

“There was no delay which can be attributed to our side. There were certain processes which had to be completed, and that is how he was arrested,” he said at a media briefing.

“Government of India is committed to expeditious extradition of Nirav Modi,” he added.

Nirav Modi was arrested by British authorities in London on March 19. (AGENCIES)