India has asked the United Kingdom to hand over 57 fugitives wanted by it. The same was conveyed to Theresa May, the British Prime Minister who is in India on a three day visit. In turn UK too sought from India to hand over 17 fugitives wanted by it.
Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi handed over the list of 57 fugitives to Theresa May for extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty requests. A similar list of 17 fugitives were handed over to Modi by the British Prime Minister.
Among the list of fugitives sought is James Christian Michel, an accused in the Augusta Westland chopper case.
Both leaders agreed to step up cooperation by negotiating a cyber framework. Further the leaders agreed that both nations face an increasing threat of cyber attacks.