Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   23 October

United States requests Armenia to extradite Kevin Oksuz


YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS. The Prosecutor General’s Office has received a motion from US law enforcement agencies requesting the extradition of Kevin (Kemal) Oksuz, the Turkish-born US citizen who was detained and later remanded into custody in Yerevan in pursuance of an American international arrest warrant, the Prosecutor General’s Office told ARMENPRESS.

Oksuz is wanted by the US for perjury.

Oksuz was remanded into custody on September 3, and was jailed for a customary 30-day term until further proceedings.

No other details on the extradition process were available at the moment.

As reported earlier, the man is also under investigation by Armenian law enforcement agencies for tax evasion.

Read more about the story:

Oksuz case, PART 3: Arrested Turkish mystery-man under investigation by Armenian law enforcement for tax evasion involving Yerevan-based business 

Kemal Oksuz case, part 2: Top level anti-Armenian Gulenist lobbyist tied to infamous Azerbaijani Laundromat case

Yerevan Police catch huge fish: Kemal Oksuz’s controversial past raises eyebrows

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan

 




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