Arguing against the extradition of Nirav Modi - the billionaire diamantaire who was arrested in London on Wednesday - his legal team pointed to a number of factors to highlight Modi's commitment to the UK.
Modi was arrested at the Holborn area of central London.
Indian authorities have sought Modi's arrest since February 2018, when they alleged companies he controlled defrauded the state-owned Punjab National Bank by using fake financial documents to get loans to buy and import jewels.
Modi will next appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on March 29 for a case management hearing.
Nirav Modi had offered half a million pound for bail but the judge refused to entertain his plea since he found him "too risky".
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National Conference leader Omar Abdullah also criticised the BJP for taking the credit for Modi's arrest.
Having recognized India's most wanted fugitive, a teller at Metro Bank in London reportedly contacted the police, who rushed to the scene to arrest the businessman. United Kingdom issued a warrant against Nirav Modi following India's extradition request.
After fleeing from the country in the first week of January past year, he was seen in a Press Information Bureau group photograph of CEOs and top brass of Indian corporate sector with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Davos, Switzerland, in January 2018.
While Modi scampered away to the UK, Choksi scurried off to a Caribbean country, Antigua and Barbuda, and acquired its citizenship.
Following the report, the Opposition had criticised the government for not being able to bring Modi back to the country, where he faces several cases. Mallya has since appealed in a higher court.
"The next step which the Indian government needs to take is to make formal written representation to the relevant asylum department at Home Office setting out the grounds why Nirav Modi should not be granted asylum", he added.