Extradited businessman Christopher Tappin refused bail
A RETIRED businessman from Orpington extradited to the US over allegations he tried to sell batteries for missiles to Iran has been denied bail.
Christopher Tappin, aged 65, was this evening refused bail by a judge in El Paso, Texas.
The father-of-two, from Farnborough Park, is currently in a jail in the New Mexico desert.
Former president of the Kent Golf Union Mr Tappin, who denies the charges against him, faces up to 35 years in prison if convicted.