Take in ‘Dudus’ Police tell lawyers to turn over Tivoli strongman

THE police yesterday appealed to the lawyers retained by Tivoli Gardens strongman Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke to take him to the nearest police station in order for the extradition warrant against him to be executed.

The Government, after several months of inaction, on Tuesday finally signed the order for extradition proceedings against Coke — wanted in the US to answer drug- and guntrafficking charges — to begin.

Government Senator Tom Tavares-Finson, who had been representing Coke since the US issued the extradition request last August, Tuesday withdrew from the legal team and attorney Don Foote was retained as the lead attorney.

Foote yesterday appeared in court in an attempt to block the extradition of his client. That case is scheduled to be heard on May 31.

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