India's financial crimes agency is seeking the deportation of former airline boss Vijay Mallya from Britain, after he left the country owing more than $1bn.
India's government said it had temporarily suspended the passport of beleaguered tycoon Vijay Mallya, after he failed to appear before financial crime investigators in connection with a money laundering probe.
Embattled Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya has proposed to repay ?40bn ($603mn), less than half of what his defunct Kingfisher Airlines owes to creditor banks.
Tycoon Vijay Mallya, under pressure from banks to repay more than $1bn owed by his collapsed airline, refuted claims he had fled India as politicians traded recriminations over how he was able to fly to Britain unhindered.
An Indian tribunal halted a $75mn severance payout from spirits giant Diageo to Vijay Mallya, a beleaguered liquor baron accused of defaulting on hundreds of millions of dollars in loans.