Indian businessman Vijay Mallya is seen at the Royal Courts of Justice in London in 2019, as he appealed against his extradition to India to face fraud charges. He lost the appeal. Photo: AP

India’s ‘king of good times’ Vijay Mallya loses appeal against extradition from UK

  • The Indian tycoon was arrested in London after being accused of wilfully defaulting on over US$1.3 billion in debt accumulated by Kingfisher Airlines
  • Mallya co-owned the Formula One team Force India as well as interests in aviation and liquor, and was known for his hard-partying lifestyle
Topic |   India
Indian businessman Vijay Mallya is seen at the Royal Courts of Justice in London in 2019, as he appealed against his extradition to India to face fraud charges. He lost the appeal. Photo: AP
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