Piran Ditta Khan, aged 71, was arrested yesterday (Tuesday) in Pakistan and has appeared at court in Islamabad today (Wednesday) where matters relating to his extradition were discussed.
He was remanded in custody to next appear at court on 29 January.
Detective Superintendent Mark Swift, said:
“This is a major development in this long running investigation and their assistance in this matter cannot be understated.
“We are continuing to liaise with partners in Pakistan to process Khan’s extradition with the intention of returning him to the UK to face court proceedings.”