MEA lists Mallya among persons being prosecuted under Prevention of Money Laundering Act

| Updated: Jul 21, 2017 01:26 IST

New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): At least 53 persons, including liquor baron Vijay Mallya, are facing prosecution complaints from the Directorate of Enforcement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002, and they are absconding, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said. This information was given by General (Retired) V.K. Singh, the Minister of State for External Affairs in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today. He said that it has not received any request from the Directorate of Enforcement or the Ministry of Home Affairs for extradition of persons mentioned in the list in connection with cases under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002. The Ministry of Home Affairs, the nodal ministry for Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) in Criminal Matters, has conveyed that the India-UK MLAT in criminal matters does not cover the subject to bring back persons under investigation. However, the CBI had submitted extradition request in respect of Mr. Vijay Mallya regarding the case under Indian Penal Code, 1860 and Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 for his extradition from UK. The extradition request has been sent to UK for their consideration under bilateral extradition treaty. The persons listed are as follows: 1.Anil Jain 2.Abdul Karim Jaka 3.Yash Dilip Jain 4.Satyanarayan Tarachand Jaju 5.Pukhraj Anandmal Mutha 6.Vikram Jayantilal Choksi 7.Munnichand S.Bhandari 8.Rakesh Shyamlal Jariwala 9.Surendra Kumar Dungarwal 10.Surendra Singh Siddhu 11.Ajit Annu Kamath 12.Vinod Gangaram Datta 13.Amit Khicha 14.Uritkhinbam Budhichandra Singh 15.Bilal Haroon Galani 16.Kangujam Premjit Singh 17.Madan Lal Jain 18.Longjam Ningol Kangujam Ongbi Elizabeth Devi 19.Meena Madan Lal Jain 20. Kangujam Sanajaobi Devi 21.Parmeshwar Arjun Pareek 22.M.Komiruddin alias Kalimuddin alias Karimuddin 23.Javeri Jain 24.Paramjit Singh Sandhu 25.Jayesh Jain 26.Gulshan Masih 27.Kavit Kedia 28.Vijay Mallaya 29.Mukesh Jain 30.Nitish Thakur 31.Irfan Furniturewala 32.Pasha@satyanarayan 33.Sunil Kothari 34.Jagadeesh Alaga Raja 35.Harshad Maganlal Modi 36.Anjana Choksi 37.Deepak Shenoy 38.Kustubh Choksi 39.Santosh Naik 40.Ravindra Deshmukh 41.Sarfaraj Godil 42.Ajit Satam 43.Mukund bhai 44.Gangadharam G Yeligetti 45.Ashvin bhai 46.Vijay Kothari 47.P.Umesh Chandra 48.Sridhar Dhanapal 49.Dipak kumar Vitthal Das 50.Harpreet Singh 51.Patel Ashwin Haribhai 52.Amit Kumar 53.Urvish Dilipbhai Shah (ANI)
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