Court refuses to extradite Dane

The High Court has refused to allow the extradition of a Dane accused of drug smuggling offences dating back almost 20 years.

20th January, 2007

The High Court has refused to allow the extradition of a Dane accused of drug smuggling offences dating back almost 20 years. The Supreme Court ruled in 1994 that Paul John Aamond could not be extradited for offences allegedly committed in the Caribbean in 1988. But following a change in the law, the Danish authorities issued another arrest warrant in 2005.

The first warrant was issued in 1993 for Aamond’s arrest and extradition on three drug smuggling charges. He...

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