Misuse of immunity is very serious affair. Certain complaint must not come under the purview of immunity perhaps. Have you gone through the full news!
UK asks India to waive off immunity for diplomat accused of beating wife
London: Britain on Monday asked India to waive off the diplomatic immunity for Anil Verma, a senior Indian diplomat accused of assaulting his wife, saying it does not tolerate envoys working in the UK breaking the law.
“We can confirm that we have formally requested the waiver of diplomatic immunity for a diplomat posted at the Indian High Commission in London,” a Foreign and Commonwealth Office Spokesperson said.
Sources in Delhi said Verma has been transferred back to India with immediate effect and may face action which will be based on the findings of the probe into the allegations of assault against him.
Meanwhile, the wife of the Indian diplomat, has gone into hiding with the couple’s five-year-old son over fears for her safety, a media report said.
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“Throughout their time over here, Anil would boast about his diplomatic immunity and he would tell Paromita that no one could touch him because of it. He would goad her and say, ‘Call the police as many times as you want. I’ve got diplomatic immunity’,” a close family friend of the Vermas was quoted by the British newspaper as saying.