Mallya, who remains on bail on an extradition warrant executed by Scotland Yard in April 2017, is undergoing a UK High Court appeals process against his extradition order signed off by UK home secretary Sajid Javid in February.
Vijay Mallya has submitted a 'renewal application' in the UK High Court, making another attempt at appealing against his extradition to India to face fraud and money laundering charges amounting to Rs 9,000 crores.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi ran his government for 15 of his friends and he wondered why no big-ticket defaulters of bank loans were not in jail.
Vijay Mallya, the former Kingfisher Airlines boss, accused of defrauding Indian banks, has filed an application seeking permission to appeal against his extradition order signed off by UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid last month.
Judge Emma Arbuthnot on Friday hearing the second bail plea of Nirav Modi asked the prosecution whether the fugitive diamantaire would be lodged in the same jail cell along with Vijay Mallya if he is also extradited to India.
Hole-in-the-wall accountants, Tier-2 CA firms and the Big Four—all share a professional DNA of trickery. From there, it’s a tiny step to fraud. In the case of foreign firms, their very presence in India hinges on that.