India OKs extradition of Australia murder suspect

25 January 2023
2023-01-25 10:41

A court in New Delhi approved an extradition request for the prime suspect in the murder of a woman on an Australian beach four years ago.

Rajwinder Singh, who is of Indian origin, was arrested in India in November, three weeks after he was targeted with a 1 million Australian dollar reward.Australia had applied to India for Singh’s extradition in March 2021, but he could not be found.Singh, 38, flew from Sydney to India the day after 24-year-old Australian Toyah Cordingley’s body was found on the Queensland state coast in 2018.The court’s order on the extradition will now need to be signed off by the Indian government.

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