Vijay Mallya's deportation back to India - UK home secretary
For Vijay Mallya's deportation back to India, British home secretary Sajid Javid has signed orders.
On April 2018, Javid signed for the extradition of a business tycoon to India. After eight weeks Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot sent the case to him for a decision on deportation of Mallya.
A home office spokesperson said: “On 3 February the Secretary of State, having carefully considered all relevant matters, signed the order for Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India. Vijay Mallya is accused in India of conspiracy to defraud, making false representations and money laundering offences.”
The Indian government has handover extradition request to the British high commission in New Delhi on February 2017.
There are 14 days time for Mallya to ‘apply for leave’ appeal in high court. If no appeal is approved, Mallya has to deport back to india within 28 days of the home secretary's order.
“The anticipated appeal process starts 14 days from now. I can now appeal the Westminster magistrate’s order. I could not do so till the home secretary made a decision. After the court decision I said I would appeal and now I can.” said Mallya.