After battling a US extradition demand for six years, Pakistani national Asif Hafeez was finally extradited to the United States from the high-security Belmarsh jail in London. Hafeez is expected to stand trial in the United States for the suspected importation of heroin and other substances.
Asif Hafeez’s family and lawyers have accused the US and UK authorities of abusing the legal process. They accused the UK government of illegally sending Hafeez to the US authorities. While his lawyers were preparing to file an application against the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECHR) ‘s unanimous decision at the ECHR and the CCHR’s Grand Chamber. This occurred while his lawyers were preparing to file an application against the unanimous decision of the ECHR.
Asif Hafeez, a former Pakistani gold trader from Lahore who worked out of Dubai, was moved to the United States after exhausting his legal options. According to sources at Britain’s Home Office, he is now held at a maximum security jail in New York. Which verified this information to Geo and The News. Hafeez worked out of Dubai. Geo and The News.
Even though Asif Hafeez fought for a long time, events moved quite swiftly during the course of the previous month.
The European Court of Human Rights dismissed Hafeez’s appeal. He ruled that the case could not be heard about his life sentence in prison without the possibility of parole. His legal team submitted a petition to the UK High Court’s administrative section. Arguing that the extradition case should be reconsidered in light of fresh evidence. However, the British Court dismissed this appeal on April 26, 2023.
At the request of the United States, Scotland Yard imprisoned Asif Hafeez in London in 2017 for a period of six years.
The man, who once worked as a trained commercial pilot, is accused of dealing heroin and hashish in the US. Referred to as “big boss,” “the Sultan,” and “number one in the world.” He was charged with conspiracy to import heroin into the United States, conspiracy to import methamphetamine and hashish into the United States, and aiding and abetting the manufacture and distribution of heroin while knowing and intending that it would be imported into the United States. These charges were brought against him.
Asif Hafeez has responded to the allegations against him by claiming he is a larger US conspiracy victim.