London judge rejects StanChart robber's bid to stop extradition to Singapore

David James Roach, held in London, is accused of a 2016 bank robbery in Holland Village.
David James Roach, held in London, is accused of a 2016 bank robbery in Holland Village.

Canadian David James Roach, held in London for an alleged 2016 bank robbery in Holland Village, has failed in his appeal to stop his extradition to Singapore.

A London judge, who dismissed his appeal, was not convinced by his claim that there was abuse of process when his conviction in Thailand was weighed against one of the charges he is wanted for in Singapore.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 12, 2020, with the headline 'London judge rejects Canadian's bid to stop extradition to S'pore'. Print Edition | Subscribe