The whereabouts of a billionaire diamond tycoon on the run from India over accusations of involvement in its biggest banking fraud were known by British authorities months ago, the Telegraph can disclose.

Where could he have gone so as not to be noticeable?

This newspaper tracked down Nirav Modi last week to an £8 million flat he is renting in a tower block in central London, prompting demands by India for him to be sent back for prosecution.

spotted in Southall, UK

Sajid Javid, the Home Secretary, has now agreed to India’s request for his extradition and the case will now be passed to a judge at Westminster magistrates court to consider the application. 

Metropolitan police …busy roughing up protesters

India first asked for the return of Modi in the summer amid reports he had fled to the UK after being accused of embezzling…


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