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Apr 6, 2011

Extradition case of Rhett Fuller to be heard at Privy Council

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Rhett Fuller will again mount a challenge to the request for his extradition made by the United States of America. The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council will be the venue for this latest challenge. In June 2009, the Belize Court of Appeal dismissed Fuller’s appeal and ordered that he be extradited; however, it subsequently gave permission for Fuller to appeal to the Privy Council. Fuller is being sought by the US Government in relation to an alleged murder that took place in March 1990, some twenty-one years ago in Florida. Even though American officials were well aware of Fuller being in Belize, they never requested his extradition until October 1998. Since that time Fuller has been fighting the request for his extradition. The long drawn out matter will be heard by the Privy Council in London on the eleventh and twelfth of April. Fuller will be represented by renowned extradition expert Edward Fitzgerald QC and Ben Silverstone of Doughty Street Chambers in London. Eamon Courtenay SC will also be appearing for Fuller. Solicitor-Advocate Angeline Welsh is Fuller’s solicitor. The Government of Belize has hired English Queen’s Counsel James Lewis.

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5 Responses for “Extradition case of Rhett Fuller to be heard at Privy Council”

  1. rod says:

    dont worry boy you will be in the states soon because judas barrow done get paid his silver for sending you back to the states so i say 99percent sure you will be gone.

  2. Earl Grey says:

    ONE FOR THE BOOKS…………and what does Belize get in return????????????????????????

  3. Belizean to d Bone. says:

    mein i have been hearing this issue for years now. fuller been fighting this case for over 21 years. i guess he must have a
    family by now. That uncle Sam for you.They always get there man. and for sure barrow will facilitate them. i feel our country should fight for all there citizen. but i fear fuller and sewell will be going to USA. Belize dah lone !@$$$$$$…..

  4. leo says:

    How *&^%$%^& of some people.We are up in arms due to the murderous spree this past wek and want the guilty to pay for their crime, as well they should. Now we have another &^%hole committed the same crime and ran and, you ask that he be given shelter. SEND THE S.O.B back to face the music.

  5. samantha says:

    dont worry… i pray all will go well……… have faith……. God forgives all our sins……… kp negative ppl and comments behind……… the best is left for last……….. you will defeat america’s request……. bless…………. HAVE FAITH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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