Mongolian spy chief Bat Khurts faces extradition to Germany

A Mongolian spy chief who claimed he was tricked into coming to the UK so he could be arrested can be extradited, a court has ruled.   District Judge Quentin Purdy, at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court, ruled Bat Khurts should be sent to Germany on a European arrest warrant.   Mr Khurts, 41, is wanted for the kidnap and false imprisonment of a Mongolian national suspected of murdering a government official.   His lawyer said he intended to appeal.   Mr Khurts was allegedly involved in the 2003 kidnap of Enkhbat Damiran, who was taken from France to

UK court rules Mongolian spy boss Bat Khurts should be extradited to Germany

A Mongolian spy chief - who claims he was tricked into coming to the UK so he could be arrested - can be extradited, the High Court has said. In February, District Judge Quentin Purdy, at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court, ruled Bat Khurts should be sent to Germany. Mr Bat, 41, is wanted for kidnapping a Mongolian national suspected of murdering a government official. His appeal was rejected by the High Court on Friday. The Mongolian government said it was "very disappointed" with the judgment. It declined to appeal to the Supreme Court but said it would
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