Just a week back, the UK court gave verdict against Vijay Mallya giving permission to extradite him to India. This was regarded as a major victory to Modi government. Those people who thought Mallya could never be brought back and was safe in UK, have been shaken to the core.
But the Modi government is not just aiming to get back Mallya, but 58 other looters who have fled India are also being tried to get back to India. The government informed Parliament on Wednesday that Vijay Mally, Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi, Nitin and Chetan Sandesara, Lalit Modi, and European middlemen Guido Ralph Haschke and Carlo Gerosa are among 58 economic offenders living abroad who are being pursued through look out circulars (LoCs), Interpol red notices and extradition requests.
According to reports, the CBI had sent extradition notice Gerosa in November 2017 and Haschke in January 2018, which was sent back by the Italian authorities. Investigators say that Haschke and Gerosa are important to connect the missing link in VVIP chopper scam as Christian Michel
has already been extradited recently from the UAE. TOI Report
When asked about the Nirav Modi, the MEA said, that while a red notice has already been issued against him in August while separate extradition requests have been sent to the UAE against the diamantaire, his brother Neeshal and close aide Subhash Parab, since they may visit there.
Sandesaras, who is accused of cheating banks of Rs 5,000 crore through their company Sterling Biotech has been given red corner notice.