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Indian Diplomat Indicted But Already Has Immunity And Left US

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January 09, 2014 AT 12:20 PM
The Indian deputy consul whose arrest and strip-search in New York touched off a diplomatic spat between the U.S. and India has been indicted, but she's already been given immunity and has left the country, the prosecutor said Thursday. A federal grand jury charged Devyani Khobragade with visa fraud and making a false statement for allegedly providing bogus information to get papers for a housekeeper she wanted to bring from India to the U.S. In a letter to the court, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said there was no need to schedule an arraignment.