Criminals fleeing British justice can no longer use Cyprus as a safe haven, judges rule, in landmark decision

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For years, the Turkish occupied  part of the island of Cyprus has been used as a haven by UK runaways, safe in the knowledge they cannot be extradited.

 

But in a ruling yesterday Friday , judges said there was nothing to stop British police co-operating with law-enforcement agencies on the island.

 

That means fugitives who refuse to return to Britain to face trial can be prosecuted in the Turkish occupied part of Cyprus instead.

 

 

The judges were dealing with the case of 60-year-old businessman, Hasan...


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Criminals fleeing British justice can no longer use Cyprus as a safe haven, judges rule, in landmark decision


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