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BJP-ruled Centre got Mallya arrested: MoS Jitendra

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Union Minister today credited the BJP-led for its consistent efforts that resulted in the arrest of controversial industrialist Vijay Mallya in

"Previous governments could not do anything about it. It is certainly the success of this government, particularly Ministry, whose efforts resulted in his (Mallya) arrest," said Singh, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office.

Earlier, the said the arrest of Mallya, wanted in for defaulting on loans, by authorities underlines the Modi government's will to act against people accused of defrauding public resources.

It is a confirmation of the government's relentless efforts and commitment to act against those involved in illegal activities like generation of black money, the party said.

Mallya, who has been declared a proclaimed offender in India, was arrested by Yard on India's request for his extradition on charges.

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 21:22 IST