Benett a New Zealand citizen was wanted in the UK in respect of allegation of Fraud. Benett was located in South Africa, and UK asked the South African police to send him forcible to UK. This was done.
Lord Griffiths: The respondents have relied upon the US authorities in which the Supreme Court has consistently refuse to regard forcible abductions from a foreign country as a violation of the right by Due Process of law guaranteed, fourteen amendment to the Constitution. I do not however find these decisions particularly helpful because they deal with the issue whether or not an accused acquires a constitutional defence to the jurisdiction of the US courts and not to the question whether assuming the court has jurisdiction, it has discretion to refuse to try the accused