Fresh legal action to be taken over legendary Koh-i-noor diamond

In a dispute reminiscent of the ongoing saga of the Elgin Marbles, a group of Indian celebrities and businessmen have announced fresh legal action is to be taken over the legendary Koh-i-noor diamond.

The group, which calls itself the ‘Mountain of Light’ after the translation of the diamond’s Persian name has instructed lawyers from Birmingham-based Rubric Lois King. Legal proceedings are to be brought in the High Court demanding that the UK government repatriate the stone to India. Continue reading