Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has obtained a non-bailable warrant against Vijay Mallya from Mumbai court.
The warrant issued by the Mumbai court has also been forwarded to UK for extradition.
Vijay Mallya has been accused of money laundering, Christian Michel is the alleged middleman in the Rs. 3,600 crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal.
Mallya is currently in London, made the submission through his counsel on September 9, saying he wanted to come back to India but was “incapacitated” to travel despite “best intentions” as his passport had been revoked.
On July 9, the court had cancelled the exemption from personal appearance granted to Mallya and directed him to appear before it on September 9. On September 9, Mallya’s counsel moved an application seeking exemption for Mallya from personal appearance for the day after which the court had sought ED’s reply on his plea while posting the matter.