Andrew Gawthorpe: Devyani Khobragade is headed back to India as Americans have met Indian outrage over the case with a mixture of. NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday transferred diplomat Devyani Khobragade to the Indian permanent mission to United Nations. The transfer to UN. Its not known immediately how Bhararas exit will affect the case he filed against Devyani Khobragade.

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Disputes between nations often arise because they hold mutually-incompatible truths to be self-evident. On December 17,Delhi Police removed security barricades on the road outside the US Embassy in New Delhi, citing need for improvement of traffic flow in that area. Some sources, including some khobragaade in this article, render her name as Richards.

Case against Indian diplomat who was strip-searched in US dismissed

Retrieved January 13, Daily News and Analysis. The judge asked the question of whether the crimes Khobragade was accused of committing would have been considered “official acts” covered by the earlier, more limited immunity. Per agency regulations, a strip search can include a “visual inspection” of body cavities.

This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Many Indians don’t see it the same way. The Times Of India.

Following the July 8 meeting, the Indian government revoked Richard’s Indian diplomatic passport with effect from June 22, and informed OFM about the termination of the passport. Credic-Barrett also stated that anyone taken to holding cells of the New York federal courthouse is automatically subjected to khobragave strip search if they are placed among other prisoners.

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The US Marshals said Khobragade was treated csae differently than others who are arrested. Khobragade, who was at Serial No.

This is partly because India was khobraade to open itself up to the outside world in the post-war era, and partly because it does not impinge on our lives in the same way the US does every day.

They are demanding that the US State department should not apply such illogical rules to Indian diplomats. Daily News and Analysis. On February 8, Khobragade moved for her visa fraud charge to be dismissed, reasoning that the country had no authority over her as she was granted diplomatic immunity when the indictment case was filed. Defence Defence National International Dveyani.

Visa fraud case against diplomat Devyani Khobragade dismissed in US

Her arrest and treatment received media attention, especially in India, and led to a diplomatic standoff. I can do no better than to reiterate the U. Drag according to your convenience. Devyani Khobragade was given a posting of her choice in the Indian Foreign Service by bending and modifying the specific rules of allocation for the specific year of where she was ranked lower than a meritorious batch mate of hers Mr.

Based on the exchange rate at that time, 30, rupees is equivalent to He refused to submit a letter of resignation as part of plan to replace all US attorneys. According to him she has been charged with one count each of visa fraud and making false statements.

In a legal complaint caase filed by Richard and the United States government, it is described that before hire, Khobragade and Sangeeta Richard verbally agreed in India to a starting salary of 25, rupees per month, plus an additional 5, rupees for overtime.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It says as per the US laws, submitting false papers is a very serious crime and the offender khobraggade up to 15 years behind bars. Since Khobragade does not have immunity now and courts have yet to settle what protection she had when arrested, that leaves a potential path for a new indictment, though any new case might be complicated by Khobragade’s absence from devyabi US.

Sangeeta’s in-laws had worked with expelled US diplomat”. Retrieved January 10, Retrieved December 29, Press Trust of India. We then requested her departure, as per the standard procedure and the charges remain in place.

Devyani Khobragade incident

On March 12,Judge Shira Scheindlin ordered that all charges against Khobragade be dismissed because she had diplomatic immunity at the time of her indictment.

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She was additionally charged with failing to pay her the minimum wage. India US foreign policy US crime comment. Diplomat’s arrest in NYC barbaric”.