Indonesia extradites alleged people smuggler to Australia

September 29, 2016 5:12 AM

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CANBERRA, Australia – The Australian government says an Iranian national extradited from Indonesia is to appear in a Sydney court charged with people-smuggling offenses.

The government said in a statement Thursday that Mohammad Naghi Karimi Azar on Wednesday became the eighth alleged people smuggler to be extradited from Indonesia to Australia since 2008.

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