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MEA awaits ED request on Lalit Modi, Mallya extradition
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that her ministry will seek extradition of former IPL chairman Lalit Modi and industrialist Vijay Mallya, both in Britain, once it receives revised requests from the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
“As soon as extradition request is received about these two (Lalit Modi and Vijay Mally), we will forward it,” she said at a press conference here.
Sushma Swaraj’s respond came in a reply to a question why India is not getting support from Britain on the extradition of Modi and Mallya.
Mallya has fled India earlier this year with more than Rs. 9,000 crore of outstanding dues to 18 Indian banks. A non-bailable arrest warrant has been issued by a Mumbai court against the business tycoon.
The ED is probing Modi and