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

News Agencies | Updated on: 20 July 2017, 20:00 IST
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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

First published: 20 July 2017, 20:00 IST
 
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