Category: India

16th Oct 2018

Vinay Mittal extradited from Bali to India to face bank fraud charges

Mr Vinay Mittal is wanted in India for a number of alleged bank frauds to the value of approximately Rs 40 crore (£4.4m). In India, a criminal case was registered against Mr Mittal in 2014, and a further case in 2016, on the request of Corporation Bank and the Punjab National Bank. The CBI has […]

13th Sep 2018

Vijay Mallya extradition: No evidence to support the Indian government’s accusations

On 12th September 2018, Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot, the Chief Magistrate, heard closing submissions in Dr Vijay Mallya’s extradition hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. The Indian authorities have requested the extradition of Dr Mallya to face criminal charges in relation to allegedly fraudulent loan applications that he made on behalf of his, company Kingfisher […]

28th Aug 2018

CBI submits video of Vijay Mallya’s proposed prison cell

The Indian Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has submitted a video to Westminster Magistrates’ Court, showing the conditions in which Dr Vijay Mallya will be held if he is extradited to India. The video was used as evidence to show that Dr Mallya will be held in a secure cell with access to adequate health […]

6th Jul 2018

Formal request for the extradition of controversial preacher Zakir Naik

Yesterday, the Indian foreign ministry confirmed that they have made a formal request to Malaysia for the extradition of Zakir Naik. Indian Foreign Ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar has stated: “At this stage, our request is under the active consideration of the Malaysian side. Our High Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur is in touch with Malaysian authorities.” […]

7th Jun 2018

Sanjeev Chawla case: India submits assurance on Tihar jail conditions

Last month, the High Court stayed India’s appeal against Westminster Magistrates’ Court’s refusal to extradite Mr Chawla. The High Court requested details of the facilities available in Tahir jail, the jail where Mr Chawla would likely be imprisoned if he were to be extradited to India. Mr Chawla’s extradition was requested in connection with his […]

11th May 2018

Extradition to India: Vijay Mallya

Westminster Magistrates’ Court has scheduled the judgment in the Vijay Mallya extradition case for the 11th July 2018. Mr Mallya is hoping to convince the court that he faces political persecution, an unfair trial and breaches of his human rights if he is returned to India to face numerous money laundering and financial crime charges […]

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