Purulia Arms Drop Case

  • India, Denmark in diplomatic row over Kim Davy July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: India and Denmark are involved in a diplomatic row over Purulia arms drop accused Kim Davy's extradition. Source say the Indian government has issued a circular, restricting Danish diplomats from meeting government official in India. The move comes after Denmark authorities refused a request by the Central Bureau of...
  • India talks tough to Denmark on Kim Davy issue July 8, 2011

    New Delhi: India has talked tough to Denmark on the extradition fiasco of Kim Davy, the main accused in the Purulia arms dropping case. Sources say, Copenhagen is obliged to ensure that Davy, a terrorist and a gunrunner, doesn't get shelter in Denmark. India has also warned Denmark of similar...
  • India may make fresh move to extradite Davy July 8, 2011

    New Delhi: The Government may make a fresh diplomatic move with Denmark after it refused to file an appeal in its Supreme Court for the extradition of Kim Davy, an accused in the Purulia arms drop case, to India. The CBI is also mulling other options to bring Davy to...
  • Kim Davy case: India lodges protest with Denmark July 7, 2011

    New Delhi: India has lodged a strong protest with Denmark over the remarks made by Danish High Court about the human rights conditions in this country while rejecting plea to extradite Purulia arms drop accused Kim Davy, saying such observations were unacceptable. Sources in the Government said that the External Affairs...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Peter Bleach June 30, 2011

    Former British intelligence man Peter Bleach was convicted in the Purulia arms drop case but later pardoned. ...
  • Purulia arms drop: Davy not to be extradited June 30, 2011

    New Delhi: In a major setback to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Niels Christien Nielsel alias Kim Davy, the key accused in 1995 Purulia arms drop case, will not be extradited to India to face prosecution in the case. The Danish court on Thursday rejected the petition to extradite...
  • Will Kim Davy be extradited to India? June 30, 2011

    New Delhi: The case of Kim Davy, the key accused in 1995 Purulia arms drop case will come up for hearing on Thursday in a Danish High court. India is hoping for his extradition. Niels Christien Nielsel @ Niels Hocks @Kim Davy is the main conspirator in dropping sophisticated arms and...
  • Danish HC rejects Davy's plea of old warrant May 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The Danish High Court dismissed Purulia Arms drop case accused Kim Davy's plea that CBI's arrest warrant cannot be the basis for his extradition to India since it had expired and will deliver it's verdict before July. The CBI said Davy's plea that the warrant was an old one...
  • Major goof-up by CBI in Purulia arms drop case May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Two days after the 'most wanted list' gaffe by the Home Ministry, there has been another major goof-up by investigating agencies. A CBI team landed in Copenhagen for Kim Davy's extradition in the Purulia arms drop case with an expired warrant. The team was unaware that the warrant, which had...
  • Judicial probe demanded into Purulia arms drop April 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The CPI(M) on Friday demanded a judicial probe into Purulia arms drop case alleging "gross negligence" of the then Central Government in handling the same which was meant to destabilise the the Jyoti Basu government in West Bengal. The party also demanded that former MP Pappu Yadav should be...
  • CBI bends to extradite Kim Davy June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is willing to make compromises when it comes to extraditing people wanted for crimes in India. It brought gangster Abu Salem from Portugal in November 2005 after agreeing to that country’s demand that the gangster won't be given the death sentence. The agency...
  • Purulia arms accused offers to testify October 16, 2006

    London: Yorkshire-based arms dealer Peter Bleach, who spent eight years in a Kolkata jail after being convicted of weapon smuggling, has offered to return to India and depose against the main suspect in the case, Kim Davy. It was on the night of December 17, 1995, that sophisticated arms...
  • Anand Margis in the news again September 16, 2006

    New Delhi: On December 17, 1995, a transport plane drops a huge cache of arms over Purulia district in West Bengal in the middle of the night and vanishes. The needle of suspicion points to a shadowy religious cult - the Anand Margis. Though the link was never established, 12 years...