Liquor king Vijay Mallya who is wanted in India for defaulting on loans worth Rs 9,000 crore has been arrested by the Scotland Yard in London. He was produced before the Westminster Magistrates' Court there and was granted bail. Vijay Mallya has been granted bail three hours after he was arrested in London.
Liquor King Vijay Mallya, accused of defaulting on loans worth crores, has been arrested in London and will be produced at a metropolitan court. Earlier in February, the government had handed over a formal request for the fugitive industrialist's extradition to the UK High Commission, saying it had a legitimate case against him in on charges of financial irregularities and loan default.
The two Indian clerics who went missing in Pakistan returned on Monday but the reason for their detention remained mystery. After they return, they met foreign affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and thanked her for the efforts made by the government to secure their release.
The Election Commission of India on Monday said the Supreme Court that it was in favour of barring convicted persons from contesting polls for lifetime and stopping their entry into judiciary and the executive.