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India to press before UK court for Mallya's extradition

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The and the Indian High Commission in will present India's case in the for extradition of controversial industrialist Vijay Mallya as the looks to break the myth that a breaker is out of bound once he is out of country.

A top source said is seeking extradition of Mallya for defaulting on loans due to IDBI.

"We want to shatter this myth that by crossing boundaries you are out of bounds. Mallya extradition will act as an important test case," the source said.

The embattled businessman, who has been declared a proclaimed offender in India, was today arrested in by the Yard on India's request for his extradition on charges.

The 61-year-old baron, wanted in for defaulting on loans, was arrested after he appeared at a central police station this morning.

The flamboyant businessman, who once called himself 'The King of Good Times", was released on bail a few hours later.

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 18:57 IST