Kingpin Radovan Krejcir likely to be denied the extradition he wants

Kingpin Radovan Krejcir likely to be denied the extradition he wants

- Radovan Krejcir is serving jail time in a South African prison but he wants to return to the Czech Republic, his home

- However, it looks like the Justice Department is set on denying his request

- Krejcir said that if he's not sent home, he would escape from prison

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Drug kingpin and murder accused Radovan Krejcir wants out of South Africa. He wants to be extradited back to the Czech Republic and serve out his sentence at home.

However, it's not looking likely to happen as it is believed the Department of Justice is going to deny Krejcir's request.

IOL News reports that 2 sources with information on Krejcir's request said it would be denied because the accused still has pending criminal cases in South Africa.

Earlier this week, reported that Krejcir has warned that it would be in the national interest for the government to send him home.

His lawyer said if Krejcir was not extradited he would probably escape from prison.

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Krejcir has pulled closer 2 of South Africa's best-known lawyers, Dali Mpofu and Eric Mabuza, to help him get extradited.

The lawyer duo wrote to the Minister of Justice Michael Masutha. They asked that Krejcir be extradited so he can serve the rest of his 35-year sentence at home.

According to the 2 lawyers, the security assigned to Krejcir has already cost taxpayers more than R200 million.

Judge Masutha is expected to give his answer soon.

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