Vijay Mallya prepares for lengthy appeal against UK government’s extradition order

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The extradition of the 63-year-old alcohol baron was approved by UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Sunday, prompting India’s efforts to recover the fugitive businessman.

ED says there are no objections to banks’ request to liquidate Mallya’s assets.No objection to the restoration of Vijay Mallya properties to banks.
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Mallya has two weeks to file a permit to appeal in the High Court after Javid signed his extradition order. (Source file)

A defiant Vijay Mallya confirmed his plans to start a lengthy appeal process against the UK government’s order to extradite him to face charges of fraud and money laundering for nearly 9 billion rupees in India.

The extradition of the 63-year-old alcohol baron was approved by UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Sunday, prompting India’s efforts to recover the fugitive businessman.

Mallya has two weeks to file a permit to appeal in the High Court after Javid signed his extradition order. Hours later, Mallya took social media to confirm her plans to appeal against the decision.

“After the decision was issued on December 10, 2018 by the Magistrates Court of Westminster, I declared my intention to appeal. I could not initiate the appeal process before a decision of the Secretary of the Interior. Now I will initiate the appeal process, “Mallya said in a Twitter statement: Once the application is submitted, the court will consider whether there are grounds for the appeal to be admitted and that in turn will trigger another series of hearings in the next few months. months in the Administrative Court, which is

“It could be months before the case is heard, as the court is stuck and the entire process can take up to five or six months,” said Sarosh Zaiwalla, founder and principal partner of the UK-based law firm Zaiwalla. & Co.

“The Crown Prosecution Service (arguing on behalf of the government of India) could request an expedited appeal process, but it is not common for this to be granted. You should show the need for urgency, “he said.