Arrest warrant against Mallya withdrawn

Oct.18 (GMM) The arrest warrant against Force India boss Vijay Mallya has been withdrawn.

Dr. Vijay Mallya, Sahara Force India F1 Team Owner
Dr. Vijay Mallya, Sahara Force India F1 Team Owner

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With the sport now set to travel to the billionaire's native country for the Indian Grand Prix, it emerged last weekend that Mallya faced arrest there after cheques issued by his ailing airline Kingfisher bounced.

But reports on Thursday said Hyderabad International Airport withdrew the case because Kingfisher agreed to pay the debt.

Indian reports said the case involved a sum of about $2 million.

"The case has been withdrawn," a lawyer for the airport is quoted by the Press Trust of India as saying.

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Series Formula 1
Teams Force India
Article type Breaking news
Tags force india, india, kingfisher, mallya