Vijay Mallya’s written appeal against an extradition order passed by a magistrate late last year has been rejected by a High Court judge in the United Kingdom. He will now face an oral hearing on his appeal against the decision.
On December 10, the Westminister Magistrate’s Court in London, United Kingdom, ordered the extradition of businessman Vijay Mallya to India. Chief Magisrate Judge Emma Arbhuthnot accepted India’s demand for Mallya’s extradition on charges of fraud and money laundering.
He has dues worth Rs.9,000 crores to Indian banks.He was declared a Fugitive Economic Offender by a special court under the FEO Act on January 5.