Category: India

11th Jun 2020

Vijay Mallya applies for UK asylum

Indian businessman Vijay Mallya, who is facing extradition to India after the High Court rejected his appeal in April 2020 and he was refused permission to appeal to the Supreme Court, has reportedly applied for asylum in the UK pursuant to Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights (“ECHR”) which prohibits “inhuman or […]

15th May 2020

Vijay Mallya denied leave to appeal to the Supreme Court

Vijay Mallya was, on Thursday 14 May 2020, denied leave to appeal to the Supreme Court in his ongoing extradition case, thereby exhausting his final domestic avenue for challenge. Permission was refused on the basis that the case raises no issue of public importance. Mr Mallya is wanted in India to face charges of fraudulent […]

21st Apr 2020

Vijay Mallya loses appeal against extradition

The High Court has rejected an appeal by Indian businessman Vijay Mallya against a 2018 decision of Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot, the Chief Magistrate, not to discharge him from extradition proceedings. Mr Mallya is wanted in India to stand trial on charges of fraudulent misrepresentation and conspiracy to defraud. He is alleged to have […]

15th Feb 2020

CASE SUMMARY: R V Chawla [2020] EWHC 102 (Admin)

Background facts The applicant (C) applied for permission to appeal to the High Court against the decision of District Judge Crane sitting at Westminster Magistrates’ Court to send C’s case to the Secretary of State for the Home Department (“SSHD”) for a decision on whether to order extradition to India. C sought leave to appeal, […]

13th Feb 2020

Vijay Mallya fights extradition

Former billionaire Vijay Mallya was in court in the High Court London on 11, 12 and 13 February 2020 to appeal against an order for his extradition to India to face charges of fraud. Mr Mallya’s extradition was approved by Secretary of State Sajid Javid in February 2019. Mr Mallya is wanted in connection with […]

5th Oct 2019

Aman Vyas appears in court following extradition from India

Aman Vyas arrived at London Heathrow airport on Friday 4 October after a protracted battle to secure his extradition. Mr Vyas was initially arrest in 2011 while attempting to board a plane at Delhi airport following the circulation of an INTERPOL Red Notice. In September, the Delhi High Court dismissed his petition to challenge the […]

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