Douglas Wotherspoon achieves discharge for requested person sought by the Netherlands

08 May 2024

Mr X’s surrender was sought by the Netherlands to face trial for his alleged participation in an organised criminal group and the export of nearly 1 tonne of cocaine from the Netherlands. The evidence against Mr X was collated from Encrochat.

Following the service of an expert report which indicated the warrant was invalid the Netherlands withdrew the warrant, Mr X was discharged, and immediately released from custody.

Douglas Wotherspoon was instructed by Harry Grayson of Birds Solicitors.