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Give us Mallya, we'll give him the toilet he wants: Modi govt to UK court

Five photos of western style toilets were presented to convince the court that acceptable standards would be extended to Mallya

Vijay Mallya leaves Westminster Magistrates Court on Tuesday. Photo: PTI
Vijay Mallya leaves Westminster Magistrates Court on Tuesday. Photo: PTI

The Narendra Modi government gave an assurance on Tuesday to the British court hearing its application for the extradition of businessman Vijay Mallya to India that if sent back, Mallya will be provided a private western style toilet and wash facilities at Mumbai's Arthur Road prison, where he is proposed to be held. Barrister Mark Summers, appearing for the British Crown Prosecution Service on behalf of the Government of India, said: “The Indian government will honour these assurances.” He had earlier submitted a third letter of assurance on the subject to the ...