MEA Revokes Mallya's Passport

The ministry is also consulting legal experts on the deportation of Mallya who is facing charges of money laundering.

Published: 24th April 2016 11:07 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th April 2016 11:20 AM   |  A+A-

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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2013 file photo, Force India team principal Vijay Mallya watches the second practice session from the pit wall at the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, India. (AP)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: India has revoked the passport of Vijay Mallya, whose Kingfisher Airlines has been accused of having defaulted on loans of over Rs 9,400 crore.          

"Having considered the reply furnished by Vijay Mallya to the show cause notice, facts got by Enforcement Directorate and non-bailable warrant under the PMLA Act, 2002 issued by special judge, Mumbai, the MEA has revoked the passport of Vijay Mallya," External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.           


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