Vijay Mallya Likely To Be Extradited To India From UK After High Court Rejects Plea

On May 14, High Court of Justice, London, rejected the application of Indian fugitive and former liquor baron, Vijay Mallya.

Jessica David

June 4, 2020

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Absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya may soon be extradited to India from the United Kingdom, sources told Zee Media. It may be noted that on May 14, the High Court of Justice, London, UK, rejected the application of Indian fugitive and former liquor baron, Vijay Mallya, against his extradition to face trial in India. The judgement also vindicates the painstaking investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), especially since Mallya has raised various issues with regard to the admissibility of evidence, the fairness of investigation itself and extraneous consideration, with a view to divert attention from his own acts.

Incidentally, on the same day, in a tweet, Mallya had asked the Indian government to accept his offer to pay 100 per cent of his loan dues unconditionally and close the case against him. Congratulating the government for announcing the over Rs 20 lakh crore Atmanirbhar Bharat package, he said that his repeated offers to repay his dues have been ignored.

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