Bad news for Jack Warner as he has lost his lawsuit challenging his extradition to the United States.
Warner is wanted by authorities to answer charges of fraud arising out of a FIFA bribery scandal.
Delivering a 50-page ruling in the High Court this afternoon, Justice James Aboud dismissed the claim for judicial review brought by Warner.
That lawsuit challenged the process used by the Office of the Attorney General in signing off on the US Government's request for his extradition in May 2015.
Former government minister Jack Warner’s extradition proceedings took another turn Friday when the United States government attempted to intervene in his judicial review lawsuit challenging Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi’s decision to sign off on its request to have him extradited to face charges in the ongoing Fifa bribery scandal.
During a status hearing in the Port-of-Spain High Court yesterday morning, attorney Vanessa Gopaul, who is representing the US, appeared in court and indicated her client intended to apply to be joined as an interested party.
A 52-year-old Trinidad and Tobago national has been ordered extradited to Canada to face 54 charges including murder and kidnapping.
Chief Magistrate Marcia Caesar-Ayers, presiding in the Port of Spain 8th Magistrate’s Court, on Tuesday 27th October, 2015, directed that Septimus Neverson also known as Christopher David Munroe, Richard Murphy and Septimus Samuel, be returned to Canada to answer the charges.