Retired businessman Christopher Tappin has been extradited to the US for allegedly selling batteries for Iranian missiles.
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US extradition: Businessman could face 35 years in jail

Retired businessman Christopher Tappin has been extradited to the US for allegedly selling batteries for Iranian missiles.

He is on his way to the US, where his lawyer says he will be in custody until at least Thursday.

He faces a trial in El Paso and a possible 35-year jail sentence, as Ben Ando reports from Heathrow airport.

  • 24 Feb 2012
  • From the section UK
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