Sunday, November 17, 2019
News

Charges against me are false, baseless, says Vijay Mallya

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

London [UK] | December 4, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Ahead of appearing before London''s Westminster Court on Monday, liquor baron Vijay Mallya said the charges against him were false, fabricated and baseless.

"I have said repeatedly that the charges are false, fabricated and baseless. I have nothing to say; the submissions in court will be self evident. I am not a decision maker. I follow the proceedings. They are all public proceedings," Mallya told ANI.

A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers from India will be attending the extradition trial of the embattled businessman.

The trial will continue on the 5th, 6th, 7th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th of December.

Over the next ten days, the chief magistrate at Westminster Magistrate''s Court, Emma Arbuthnot, will hear the case presented by Britain''s Crown Prosecution Service on behalf of the Indian Government and the defence on which Mallya will hope to thwart efforts to return him to India to face prosecution.

Mallya, who shifted to the UK, is wanted in India for financial irregularities involving a total amount of Rs 9,000 crore as well as money laundering.

In an earlier hearing, he appeared before the chief magistrate at Westminster Magistrate''s Court.

One of the main arguments of the defence is that he fears for his life in India, so the prosecution is preparing a submission by the Indian Government outlining the security measures that will be in place for Mallya, once he is extradited to India.

Mallya is out on a 650,000-pound bail bond following his arrest by Scotland Yard over fraud and money laundering charges. (ANI)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS (0)
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Shiv Sena allotted seats with Opposition...
UP Minister slams Muslim Board for holdi...
Jharkhand minister may contest against o...
All ministers in BJP-JJP govt in Haryana...
BJP, Congress hold noisy demonstrations ...
Entire rail network will be electrified:...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
India-US convergence growing in Ind... 
Will file review petition against S... 
Kanye West gives surprise performan... 
Azadi March: JUI-F protesters block... 
Sena supporters raise slogans again... 
Pune: Sanitation worker spreads awa... 
Manager Frank Lampard wants players... 
UP CM Yogi Adityanath inaugurates s...