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Mallya could fight extradition on political grounds

Vijay Mallya refusing to go back to India

By: Sarwar Alam

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, who has been declared a proclaimed offender, is likely to challenge his extradition to India from the UK on the grounds that the charges against him are politically motivated, a legal expert said today. The 61-year-old liquor baron, who has been living in self-imposed exile in Britain since last year, was arrested by Scotland Yard yesterday on fraud allegations, triggering an official extradition process in the British courts. Mallya was released on conditional bail a few hours later after providing a bail bond worth £650,000 and assuring the court of abiding by all conditions associated with…

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