Nation e-Edition

UK requests extradition of Misick

UK requests extradition of Misick

Thu, January 10, 2013 - 9:00 AM

PROVIDENCIALS, Turks and Caicos Islands  -The United Kingdom has made a request for the extradition of former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick who is being held in a Brazilian jail following after his December arrest in the South American nation on an international warrant.

Under an agreement with Brazil, the British authorities have 60 days from the date of arrest to formally request his extradition said the Turks and Caicos Islands’ (TCI) Attorney General’s office said in a statement yesterday.

"Michael Misick is the subject of an extradition request made lawfully and properly, in accordance with the relevant Treaty in place between the UK and Brazil, as extended to the Turks and Caicos Islands,” the Attorney General said . “As such, he is currently being held in accordance with the terms of this Treaty, under a provisional warrant of arrest.”

“It is intended that this request be submitted in Jan 2013,” the statement said. “Following this Mr Misick will have the opportunity to consider whether he wishes to contest his extradition.” (CMC)

  • Editor's Choice

Share your thoughts

Please sign in or register to post your comments.

Latest Videos

Quick Poll

Do you agree with former Prime Minister Owen Arthur's decision to resign from the Barbados Labour Party?

View Past Polls

Stay Connected to Your World

Join Your Friends & Our Community

Your Friends' Activity

Daily Cartoons

  • August 1, 2014 - 2014 08 01
  • July 31, 2014 - 2014 07 31
  • WED JULY 30 2014 TOON - 2014 07 30