Emboldened by the UK Court judgement against Mallya, the ED has now turned the heat on three missing diamond merchants - Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi and Jatin Mehta.
The UK High Court has ordered Mallya to pay a minimum of 200,000 pounds towards the costs incurred by 13 Indian banks in legal battle to recover alleged dues.
A court in the UAE has ruled that local energy firm Dana Gas DANA.AD can distribute dividends to its shareholders, contradicting an earlier decision by a British court.
Vijay Mallya has lost another legal battle linked to Kingfisher Airlines after the UK High Court awarded Singapore-based BOC Aviation an estimated USD 90 mn in claims.
The next submissions hearing in the extradition trial of Vijay Mallya over alleged fraud and money laundering amounting to Rs 9,000 crores remains uncertain.
Rijiju said the Indian govt is confident about its evidence in the case and satisfied with the cooperation from the UK side on extradition matters.
Vijay Mallya, wanted in India on charges of fraud and money laundering appeared in court for a hearing related to his extradition trial.
Mallya will face next year a parallel litigation brought by 13 Indian banks to freeze nearly USD 1.5 billion of his assets.
Mallya's extradition trial is set to hear more expert witness statements as his defence seeks to establish that there are no grounds to force him to return to India.
Mallya arrived in court here as the trial to prove a prima facie case of fraud against him resumed to determine if he can be extradited to India.