Skip to comments.Devyani Khobragade agrees to waive indictment deadline
Posted on 01/06/2014 7:42:15 PM PST by lyonesse
The crisis surrounding the case of the Indian consular official whose arrest last month sent U.S.-India relations into a tailspin was at least temporarily cooled late Monday when the diplomat agreed to waive a Jan. 13 deadline to indict her.
In a request to federal court in New York, the attorney for Devyani Khobragade, charged last month with submitting fraudulent visa documents for her Indian maid, said that significant communications . . . between the prosecution and the defense and amongst other government officials could be undermined if the indictment threshold is crossed.
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Definitely the US is looking for some face-saving exit from this mess, as well they should. What a farce from the very beginning! This should never have happened.
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