The route of extradition of fugitive liquor businessman Vijay Mallya to India has been cleared. This is seen as a big success of the Modi government. London, ANI. The route of extradition of 64-year-old fugitive liquor businessman Vijay Mallya has been cleared. It is considered a big success for the Modi government. In this case, his petition has been dismissed in the High Court of Britain. He has lost the right to apply to the Supreme Court. He cannot file an application in the Supreme Court. He can be assigned to India in the next 28 days. It is believed that Vijay Mallya has no legal way left.
It is being told that the UK Home Secretary will have to sign Malaya's extradition paper in 28 days. After this, the UK Home Department will coordinate with the Indian officers about the extradition of Malaya. Explain that the British High Court had rejected the petition filed against Vijay Mallya's extradition last month.
Fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya loses application in UK High Court to appeal in UK Supreme Court in extradition case. (file pic) pic.twitter.com/909wputw3x— ANI (@ANI) May 14, 2020
Significantly, the fugitive businessman Mallya is accused of bank fraud of around Rs 9,000 crore. Mallya has also been declared a fugitive in India. Indian agencies have been searching for them for quite some time. He has been in London for quite some time. Earlier this month, the liquor businessman filed an appeal in the British Supreme Court against the extradition order in India. That application has also been rejected. Earlier, his petition was rejected in the London Eye Court. A London court ordered an order to extradite Vijay Mallya to India on charges of non-payment of loans and money laundering.
Earlier, Vijay Mallya had said in a tweet on Thursday that congratulations to the government for the COVID-19 relief package. They can print as much cash as they want, but should they ignore a small collaborator like me, who wants to return all the outstanding money from public sector banks. Mallya said that the government should take his money unconditionally and close the case.