Bengaluru, April 18: Vijay Mallya, the embattled businessman, who has been declared a proclaimed offender in India, was on Tuesday arrested in London by the Scotland Yard on India's request for his extradition on fraud charges.
61-year-old liquor baron, wanted in India for defaulting on loans, was arrested after he appeared at a central London police station this morning. The flamboyant businessman, who once called himself 'The King of Good Times", was released on bail a few hours later.
Meanwhile, the government is assessing how to bring Vijay Mallya back to India and start judicial proceedings against him.
As Mallya was arrested, the news spread like a sensation in all media houses. But within three hours of his arrest, the influential tycoon was out on bail.
Twitteratti had a field day and trolled Mallya blink and miss arrest episode saga on Tuesday. Here are some funny tweets:
Newsrooms and Liberals burst into joy after hearing news of Vijay Mallya getting Bail ...— Frustitute (@Frustitute) 18 April 2017
Who is faster? #VijayMallya— hymanshu (@hymanshue333) 18 April 2017
#VijayMallya got bail faster than MS Dhoni's Stumping?— Rajarshi Sur 🇮🇳 (@SurelyRajarshi) 18 April 2017
Mallya's bail was quicker than— Basavaraj (@basavaraj_Cule) 18 April 2017
"Mutual fund investments are subject to market risks, read all documents before investing"#VijayMallya
Usian Bolt: I am the fastest man on earth.— Himanshu Nawalkar (@LameHumorist) 18 April 2017
Vijay Mallya: Hahahaha. That's cute.#VijayMallya