"Want Them Taken Back To India": UK PM On Nirav Modi, Vijay Mallya

Boris Johnson said the UK government wants them to be taken back to India for trial

and it does not welcome people who want to use the British legal system to evade the law here in India.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said that his government has ordered the extradition of economic fugitives wanted by India

but there are legal technicalities that made the task "very difficult".

Answering a query related to the extradition of Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya at a press conference,

 Mr Johnson said the UK government wants them to be taken back to India for trial 

and it does not welcome people who want to use the British legal system to evade the law here in India.

"On the two individuals that you mentioned, the extradition case, there are legal technicalities that made it very difficult.

But what I can tell you is that the UK government has ordered their extradition," Boris Johnson said.