Category: India

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 […]

2nd Sep 2019

Aman Vyas to be extradited from India to the UK

The Delhi High Court has dismissed the petition of Indian national, Aman Vyas, to challenge the decision of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate to recommend his extradition to the UK to face trial on charges of murder, rape and three counts of sexual assault. Mr Vyas is accused of the 2009 murder and rape of Michelle […]

19th Jul 2019

Dr Vijay Mallya’s appeal to be heard in February 2020

Dr Vijay Mallya’s appeal against his extradition to India will be heard in the UK High Court from 11-13 February 2020. On 2 July 2019, Dr Mallya was granted his application to appeal the Extradition Order after an oral hearing before a panel of judges. In that hearing, Dr Mallya’s lawyers argued that Senior District […]

8th Jul 2019

Indian extradition request for Arti Dhir and Kaval Raijada denied by Westminster Magistrates’ Court

On 2 July 2019, Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot, the Chief Magistrate, handed down her judgment at Westminster Magistrates’ Court refusing the extradition of Arti Dhir and Kaval Raijada. Indian authorities have requested the extradition of Mrs Dhir and Mr Raijada for the alleged murder of their adopted son, Gopal Sejani, and Mr Raijada’s brother-in- […]

12th Apr 2019

Dr Vijay Mallya’s application for leave to appeal denied

On 15 February 2019, we reported that Dr Vijay Mallya had applied to the High Court for leave to appeal against the Extradition Order made by Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot, the Chief Magistrate, at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 10 December 2018. On 5 April 2019, Justice Davis rejected Dr Mallya’s application for permission to […]

8th Jan 2019

UK court rules that Sanjeev Chawla can be extradited to India

Yesterday, 7 January 2019, Westminster Magistrates’ Court ruled that Sanjeev Chawla could be extradited to India to face cricket match-fixing charges. Indian authorities accuse Mr Chawla of acting as a link between South African cricket captain, Hansie Cronje and bookmakers who wanted to fix matches in early 2000. In June 2016, Mr Chawla was arrested […]

21st Dec 2018

Vijay Mallya confirms he will appeal against his extradition order

Last week, Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot, the Chief Magistrate, decided that Dr Vijay Mallya could be extradited to India.  You can read our coverage of that decision here. It has now been confirmed by Dr Mallya’s legal team that a notice of appeal against that decision will be served at the High Court.  Until […]

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