India registers case against man for murdering his Kuwaiti employers

India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday booked an Indian national accused of killing his employer and his wife in Kuwait for allegedly withholding his passport and making him undergo circumcision surgery against his religious belief.

According to an FIR, in the year 2012, the wanted person allegedly murdered Kuwait Nationals for whom he worked as a servant. After the murder, he allegedly retrieved his passport by intentionally destroying the safe owned by the victims.

The case was registered on a reference from the Ministry of External Affairs in December 2016, following a request from the authorities in Kuwait to extradite the accused, Santosh Kumar Rana. The Ministry of External Affairs has received a request from the Kuwaiti authorities through their embassy in Delhi for the extradition of the accused for which he has been sentenced to death by the State of Kuwait Court of First Instance Felonies in a judgment given in absentia on February 29, 2012.


The Daily Tribune
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