A UK High Court has rejected Vijay Mallya's application to appeal against his extradition, reports the PTI.
He had filed leave to appeal against the February 4 order of the UK Home Secretary clearing his extradition to India.
"The application for permission to appeal was refused by Mr Justice William Davis on 05/04/2019," said a spokesperson for the UK Judiciary.
The liquor baron has the option to "renew his application for permission to appeal" by this Friday.If he does so, there will be an oral hearing at which the Administrative Court (High Court) will consider whether or not to grant permission to appeal.
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.