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Will Nirav Modi, Mallya share same jail cell in Mumbai if extradited?

The 48-year-old diamond merchant is wanted in India for alleged 'high value and sophisticated' fraud and money laundering amounting to $ 2 billion

Currently, the ED is seizing assets linked to offenders, including Vijay Mallya (left) and Nirav Modi
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Currently, the ED is seizing assets linked to offenders, including Vijay Mallya (left) and Nirav Modi

Press Trust of India
There was some light-hearted moments at the UK court Friday when Judge Emma Arbuthnot hearing the second bail plea of Nirav Modi asked the prosecution whether the fugitive diamantaire would be lodged in the same jail cell along with Vijay Mallya if he is also extradited to India.
The 48-year-old diamond merchant is wanted in India for alleged "high value and sophisticated" fraud and money laundering amounting to $ 2 billion.
At the very start of the hearing, Westminster Magistrates Court Chief Magistrate Arbuthnot said she was getting a sense of "deja vu", in reference to her having ordered the extradition of

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First Published: Mar 30 2019 | 10:58 AM IST

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