LIQUOR BARON VIJAY MALLYA ARRESTED IN LONDON BUT GRANTED BAIL AFTER 3 HOURS OF ARREST :

The liquor baron Vijay Mallya arrested in London. Mallya held by the Metropolitan police will be produced in court. Mallya  is wanted in India for defaulting on loans worth Rs 9,000 crore. He is likely to be extradited to India. A CBI team will visit United Kingdom soon. But subsequently Vijay Mallya granted bail.   This is the full statement issued by the UK’s metropolitan police confirming the arrest of the liquor baron. “Officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Extradition Unit have this morning, Tuesday 18 April arrested a man on an extradition warrant.  “Vijay Mallya, 61 (18/12/1955), was arrested on behalf of the Indian authorities in relation to accusations of fraud.  “He was arrested after attending a central London police station, and will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court later today, 18 April.”  Mallya, who has been declared a proclaimed offender, was arrested on Tuesday in the UK by Scotland Yard on India’s request for his extradition.   India had given a formal extradition request for Mallya as per the Extradition Treaty between India and the UK through a note verbale on February 8.  The Rediff.com : 18th. Apr,17

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