Vijay Mallya, wanted in India on charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to around Rs 9,000 crore, has been extradited by the the Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London where his extradition case was heard ondecember 10.
Mallya’s extradition comes just a week after AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel was extradited by UAE.The Westminster Court has ordered his extradition in a major victory for Indian agencies.
UK court extradites Vijay Mallya to India came as a major boost to Indian investigating agencies probing Mallya’s case.
The BJP National President Shri Amit Shah tweeted “Vijay Mallya’s extradition is a very significant development in India’s fight against corruption. The credit for this goes entirely to Prime Minister @narendramodi, who ensured that the agencies were unrelenting in their pursuit of the man who had bled Indian banks and fled.”