Kochi (Agencies): In the infamous Lavalin case here on Friday, CBI Special court issued a non-bailable arrest warrant to Klaus Trendl, former Vice President of Canadian company and an accused in the graft case relating to renovation of 3 Hydel projects in Kerala in 1990s.

CBI informed the court that as per extradition treaty between India and Canada in exchanging criminals, the Union
Home ministry had taken measures to that effect.

CBI Special court judge K P Jyothindranath observed that though arrest warrants were issued by the court on earlier
occasions, they had not been served on the accused.

CBI Counsel assured the court that since extradition measures were underway, probe agency will take all effective
steps through the Home Ministry and Indian Mission in Canada to give effect to the warrant.

The court was informed that fresh summons may be served on the SNC Lavalin company, represented by its ceos, may be
handed over to CBI and they would take all steps to serve it. The company is the 9th accused in the case.

Court asked CBI to file application in this regard and adjourned the case to Feb 24.