Liquor baron Vijay Mallya arrested in London

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is being chased by the Indian Government since long for money laundering case, has finally been arrested in London and will be produced in a London court today. He was arrested by the Scotland Yard. Mallya, wanted in several economic offences cases, had fled and sought refuge in United Kingdom after India issued a lookout notice for him. Earlier this year, a special court had allowed the Enforcement Directorate to invoke the India-UK Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) and initiate a probe in a money laundering case. Mallya, wanted in a loan default case worth Rs. 9,000 crores, is likely to be extradited to India later.