This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government
Rejected petition Extradite former PM of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif to serve his prison sentence
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Mr. Nawaz Sharif has recently been found guilty of corruption and money laundering and has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, however, he continues to remain in the UK,
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The UK has no formal extradition treaty with Pakistan, but Section 194 of the Extradition Act 2003 does allow special extradition arrangements in exceptional circumstances. However, under current law, an extradition process is initiated at the request of the government of the country in which the individual has been convicted of a crime.
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