India would have to file its reply in the Vijay Mallya extradition case by November 3. The case being heard at a court in the United Kingdom. Hearing in the matter is scheduled to begin on December 4.
MEA spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar, said it has been tentatively decided to hold the extradition hearing in December at the case management review meeting between Indian and UK officials on July 6.
He also said that the extradition request in respect of Vijay Mallya was handed over to UK high commission in New Delhi on February 9, 2017. Mallya was arrested and produced before the Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on April 1 8, 2017 for extradition hearing and granted conditional bail." India had given in some defence evidence to the UK Crown Prosecution Service at the second review meeting on September 14.
It may be recalled that Mallya was re-arrested on October 4 after the UK Crown Prosecution Service had filed a supplementary affidavit with additional charges of money laundering.