Indian agencies need Letters Rogatory (LR) to gather information which will be admissible as evidence in court. Mallya reportedly has several properties in US, UK, France and Hong Kong. He is presently living in London.
A non-bailable warrant may be issued against Mallya as he has failed to appear before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the loan default case. The former liquor baron owes nearly Rs 9000 crore to a group of 17 banks.