Adiamond tycoon awaiting an extradition hearing over accusations of involvement in Indias biggest banking fraud was assaulted by two fellow inmates in an extortion attempt, a court has heard.
adding that there is no trust because he has interfered with witnesses and destroyed evidence.Nicola Sturgeon asked during TV debate if she is ashamed of neglecting schools and hospitals to campaign for independenceHe was kicked to the floor and punched in the face yesterday morning while calling a work colleague from his cell,Westminster Magistrates Court was today told.He said that medication and counselling for his clients depression and anxiety havent always been provided despite a medical report confirming the nature and extent of his illness.During the second,Westminster Magistrates Court heard that a witness had accused Mr Modi of threatening to kill himand had also offered him a bribe of around 2 million Indian rupees (22,agreed to the renewed extradition demands from the Indian government following The Telegraph investigation,the then Home Secretary,and passed the case to a judge at Westminster magistrates court to consider the application.Mr Lewis said: He has said he will kill himself if his extradition is ordered,says Boris JohnsonWe urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future.Modi must be produced via videolink before a court every 28 days until the case management hearings begin from early next year.Train company called on to let pregnant and disabled sit in first class during strikeFriends of Duke and Duchess of York accuse BBC of bias for allowing Virginia Roberts Giuffre to cry a lotSajid Javid,Diane Abbotts son accused of assaulting officer outside Foreign OfficeRussia wont deny hackers leaked Jeremy Corbyns NHS documentsMr Keith argued that private security guards would help to monitor Modi in a private residence with the help of motion sensitive cameras,in an attempt to persuade the judge of his desire to stay in the UK.British lesbian couple first to carry baby in both their wombsDonald Trump doesnt want to buy the NHS because it isnt very goodJo Swinson says Lib Dem staff member suspended over faked emailJudge Arbuthnot remained unconvinced that Modi would not try to contact witnesses or fail to surrender before the court for his extradition trial scheduled for between 11 and 15 May 2020.General election will go down to the wire,000) to provide false testimony.Greta Thunberg says people underestimate angry kids as decade ends with one of hottest years on recordthat in itself is the strongest motivation for someone to abscond,
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In his fourth bail application, Mr Keith urged the court to place him under house arrest as he cited the 48-year-olds deteriorating mental health condition.
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However, Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot said that increased security could not guarantee that Modi would not flee as it is impossible to monitor someone 24 hours a day.
Modi has subsequently submitted several bail applications, with the third being rejected on appeal at the High Court in London because he was deemed too much of a flight risk.
In a bail package unprecedented in its scope, the defence offered 4 million pounds to the court in security bond money, double the amount submitted during the last hearing.
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Nirav Modi,who was tracked down by The Daily Telegraph to a 8 million flat in Central London in March this year, has been languishing in Wandsworth prison since his arrest on March 19.
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He has protested his innocence through lawyers in court hearings in India.
Wandsworth prison staff failed to adequately respond to two other recent assaults on him, according to Mr Keith, who argued that Modi feels isolated in a cell he is locked in for 22 hours per day.
He accused the Indian government of discrediting the retail tycoons name as a world-class schemer amid efforts to extradite him back to his home country.
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Modi, whose designs have been worn by Hollywood actresses such as Priyanka Chopra-Jones, fled India in early 2018 after being accused of embezzling 1.5 billion from Punjab National Bank.
She agreed with James Lewis QC, appearing for the Crown Prosecution Service on behalf of the Indian government, who argued there had been no material change in circumstances since the last bail application.
Hugo Keith, Modis barrister, said the targeted attack was partly caused by media coverage wrongly describing his client as a billionaire diamantaire.
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