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London Court Orders Extradition of Vijay Mallya

December 10, 2018 | By

London: A court in London has ordered extradition of fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya to face fraud and money laundering allegations in India.Vijay Mallya is wanted in India for defaulting on Rs. 9,000 crore in loans to his failed Kingfisher Airlines.

Vijay Mallya [File Photo]

There was no sign of a false case being mounted against him, UK judge Emma Arbuthnot said while ordering him to be extradited to India.

Vijay Mallya, meanwhile, said that his legal team was exploring legal options. Mallya has 14 days to appeal against the London court’s decision to a higher court.

Vijay Mallya had fled India in 2016 during the present government’s tenure.

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