Hot DJ Angie Vu to be ex­tra­dited to France for kid­nap­ping trial

The Star (St. Lucia) - - INTERNATIONAL -

ABrook­lyn judge has af­firmed the ex­tra­di­tion of Asia’s sexiest DJ to Paris where she faces parental kid­nap­ping charges.

Fed­eral Judge Fred­eric Block ruled Thurs­day that there was “am­ple ev­i­dence” that Vu had know­ingly vi­o­lated a French fam­ily court de­cree when she failed to re­turn her 9-year-old daugh­ter to the bi­o­log­i­cal father who has cus­tody of their love child.

Vu has been jailed at the Met­ro­pol­i­tan De­ten­tion Cen­ter in Brook­lyn for seven months. She was ar­rested by U.S. Mar­shals last Novem­ber at Kennedy Air­port as Vu and her daugh­ter, Isabella, were about to board a flight to China with one-way tick­ets. Their ul­ti­mate des­ti­na­tion was Viet­nam where Vu was born.

Block’s de­ci­sion af­firmed an ear­lier find­ing by a mag­is­trate judge that Vu must face the mu­sic in Paris. She had filed a law­suit seek­ing to block the ex­tra­di­tion against the gov­ern­ment and the war­den of the jail.

Be­fore the de­ci­sion was re­leased, Vu told the Daily News that her ap­pear­ance the pre­vi­ous day be­fore the judge for oral ar­gu­ment was “over­whelm­ing.”

“Seek­ing jus­tice for my­self and my daugh­ter has been a long and chal­leng­ing jour­ney and be­hind it are many strong emo­tions that all came to the sur­face when it was my chance to speak in court,” she told The News.

Block cut her off af­ter a few min­utes, ad­vis­ing Vu that her ar­gu­ment for cus­tody of her daugh­ter should be heard by French au­thor­i­ties.

As­sis­tant U.S. At­tor­ney Ryan Har­ris told the judge that Vu could be flown to Paris in gov­ern­ment cus­tody in about 30 days, but she still has the right to ap­peal Block’s de­ci­sion to the U.S. Court of Ap­peals and Sec­re­tary of State John Kerry.

Vu’s re­sume in­cludes a lay­out in Play­boy magazine and an ap­pear­ance on the TV show “Amer­ica’s Got Tal­ent.”

Her lawyer Mia Eis­nerGryn­berg de­clined to com­ment on the de­ci­sion.

– New York Daily News

DJ Angie Vu with Pres­i­dent Bill Clin­ton.

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