He owe Rs. 9000 Crores to Banks but fled the Country before Law could catch up to him.
India has now handed over a formal request for the extradition of liquor baron Vijay Mallya to the British High Commission here today.
Vikas Swarup, the official spokesperson of the ministry stated that Govt. has today handed over the request for extradition of Vijay Mallya as received from the CBI to the UK High Commission in New Delhi.
Govt. has requested the UK side to extradite him to face trial in India,
In March 2016 Mallya fled to Britain after being pursued in Courts by Banks looking to recover about Rs 9,000 crore owed by his flagship Company Kingfisher Airline.
He has failed to appear before investigators at the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) despite repeated directions and coercive steps.