Former British Virgin Islands Premier indicators extradition waiver forward of the path

Former Premier British Virgin Islands Andrew Fahie has signed an extradition waiver that forestalls him from remaining out of the country if he takes flight whereas out on bond forward of his trial subsequent month.

The extradition waiver was a part of the situations of Fahie’s modified bail bond, which amounted to US $1,000,000, and was divided into two elements. The primary half is a US$500,000 company safety bond that was just lately facilitated by his shut affiliate and childhood pal, Albion ‘Bobby’ Hodge earlier than he was allowed to depart custody.

The second is a US$500,000 private surety bond to be co-signed by Fahie, his daughter, and a pal as a part of Fahie’s pre-trial freedom situations.

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The extradition waiver states partly that if Fahie have been to flee to any nation other than the US or its territories, the federal government might search his return by means of an extradition course of or some other means for the aim of trial or if convicted, sentencing or service of sentence.

The waiver was signed on June 13 and submitted to the court docket by his lawyer, Theresa Van Vliet, the next day.

In keeping with the doc, Fahie mentioned that signing the waiver is a situation of bail and famous that it was not his intent to flee the jurisdiction.

The previous Premier additionally famous that he “knowingly and intelligently waives any and all rights he might need to problem any order of expulsion or deportation from any nation” from which the US requests his return for the aim of submitting to authorized processes in connection along with his case.

Fahie, who was arrested on April 28 on the Miami-Opa Locka airport following a sting operation associated to drug smuggling and cash laundering, is scheduled to face trial on July 18 earlier than U.S. District Decide Kathleen Williams.

Fahie’s co-accused, former BVI Ports Authority Director Oleanvine Maynard, and her son Kadeem have been arrested on the identical day on related prices as a part of the identical Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) sting operation.

Oleanvine was nabbed in Miami whereas her son was arrested in St Thomas, in the US Virgin Islands.



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