Man acquitted by NSW court after being extradited from Singapore

SINGAPORE: An Australian fugitive whose 2018 battle in a Singapore court against extradition was overruled has been acquitted of the criminal charges he faced in a Sydney court.

A New South Wales district court found Christopher Elkhouri not guilty of offences connected with rebirthing of motor vehicles and dealing with the proceeds of stolen goods, in a rare case of a fugitive being extradited and then acquitted in the state seeking extradition.

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