Vijay Mallya’s Deportation: UK refuses to deport Mallya; Now ED to seek extradition

Mumbai: Today, on Wednesday, 11th May, a straight forward response is came from the United Kingdom on the issue of deportation of the India’s Liquor Baron- Vijay Mallya to India from their country, saying ‘no’ to the India’s request. After such denial from the United Kingdom, the India’s efforts to bring back the businessman- Mallya seemed turned down. However, now ED- Enforcement Directorate has ensured to take a set of measures for bringing him back.

It is notable here that there are strong cases of his loan defaults are pending in the country’s courts and also the Enforcement Directorate also engaged in his one of case fraud case, levelled by the India bank. There are about 9000 crores of rupees’ default cases running in Indian courts against the businessman- Mallya.

While so, as per the sources, the Britain held not to deport the liquor baron- Mallya to India back on the ground that he has valid documents. Notably, again, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs had already revoked his passport and also there is a non- bailable warrant issued against him by the Special Judge in Mumbai.

The businessman- Mallya earlier in the month of March in the early days fled to the London, reportedly, while there was being the pending proceedings against him. Several summons and processes were issued against him to ask him to attain the proceedings, but he did not turned back to India.

Earlier Indian authorities found written to the British High Commission in Delhi and requested for the deportation of the businessman. However, UK government saying that it is not imperative on it to handover him.

When Ministry of External Affairs released statements, it stated that the UK govt. has informed India that under the provisions of the 1971 Immigration Act, it “does not require an individual to hold a valid passport in order to remain in the UK if they have extant leave to remain as along as their passport was valid when leave to remain or enter the UK was conferred”Now, ED will “expedite” via Central Bureau of Investigation for getting RCN- Red Corner Notice issued by Interpol against Mallya.

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