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Former RCB owner Vijay Mallya arrested in the UK

Former RCB owner Vijay Mallya arrested in the UK

Vijay Mallya, former owner of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise, was arrested, and later granted bail, in the UK on Tuesday following an extradition warrant from Indian authorities.

He was arrested at a central London police station on Tuesday and appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court, where he was granted bail for £650,000.

“Officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Extradition Unit have this morning, Tuesday 18 April arrested a man on an extradition warrant,” a police statement said. “Vijay Mallya, 61 (18/12/1955), was arrested on behalf of the Indian authorities in relation to accusations of fraud.”

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