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[Breaking] Set Back To Vijay Mallya As UK High Court Rejects His Application To Appeal To UK SC Against Extradition To India

LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK
14 May 2020 10:39 AM GMT
[Breaking] Set Back To Vijay Mallya As UK High Court Rejects His Application To Appeal To UK SC Against Extradition To India
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In a set back to fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya, the United Kingdom High Court rejected his application to appeal to the UK Supreme Court against the extradition to India.Fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya loses application in UK High Court to appeal in UK Supreme Court in extradition case. (file pic) pic.twitter.com/909wputw3x— ANI (@ANI) May 14, 2020On April 20, the High Court...

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In a set back to fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya, the United Kingdom High Court rejected his application to appeal to the UK Supreme Court against the extradition to India.


On April 20, the High Court had dismissed his appeal against his extradition order passed by the Senior District Judge (SDJ) at the Westminster Magistrate's Court had, in December 2018.

 Mallya left India on March 2, 2016 in the wake of cases registered by the ED as well as the Central Bureau of Investigation, for alleged fraud and money laundering amounting to an estimated Rs 9,000 crore.

In January 2019, he was declared a Fugitive Economic Offender by the India Government under the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act 2018

Under the FEO Act, a person can be declared a Fugitive Economic Offender if a warrant has been issued against him for an offence involving an amount of Rs 100 crore or more and he has left the country and refuses to return.

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