Vijay Mallya's deportatoin likely to be delayed as legal issues need to be resolved first.
UK government on Thursday said that the extradition of fugitive Vijay Mallya is not
possible anytime soon as there are legal issues that needs to be resolved.
"Under UK law, extradition can't take place until legal issue resolved. The issue is
confidential and we can't go into any detail. We can't estimate how long this issue
will take to resolve. We are seeking to deal with this as quickly as possible," British
High Commission in India spokesperson said, as reported by news agency ANI.
Mallya, who fled to United Kingdom after being accused of financial irregularities
amounting to over Indian Rs 9,000 crore.
India and UK had signed an extradition in 1992 that came into force from November
1993. Two major extraditions have taken place till date-- Samirbhai Vinubhai Patel in
2016 and Sanjeev Chawla this year.
(Vijay Mallya's - Image source Internet)