Author- DEVIKA BALASUBRAMANIAN. K
Volume 1 Issue 2 (2020)
The term “fugitive” is used to refer to a person who is fleeing or has disappeared. But the major question is- who is a fugitive economic offender? A fugitive economic offender is, in general parlance, a person, who has committed an economic offence and has absconded from the territory of the country to evade the process of law. The issue of economic offenders evading the process of law has been on an increase in recent times and this enactment is true, as a call of the hour, since such a piece of stringent legislation is necessary in order to curb such a menace, which is deplorable to the country and its economy as a whole.