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Papers being readied to seek Anderson’s extradition: Soni

New Delhi, June 24 (Calcutta Tube) The government is readying the necessary papers to seek the extradition from the US of then Union Carbide CEO Warren Anderson, an accused in the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy case, it was announced here Thursday.

‘Additional material for the extradition of Warren Anderson is being put together by the external affairs ministry and other agencies. We will thereafter press for Anderson’s extradition,’ Information and Broadcasting Minister said after a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

She said the Supreme Court would also be approached for modifying its Sep 13, 1996 order diluting the charges in the Bhopal case to negligence.

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