The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to go ahead with hearing against fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya in a contempt of court case related to non-disclosure of his assets, as well as the amount of USD 40 million (Rs 600 crore) that he had received from Diageo Plc.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday listed the sentence hearing in a contempt case against fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya on January 18. India has been trying to extradite the Kingfisher boss from the United Kingdom for the last few years.
The week brought bad news for the King of Good Times, Vijay Mallya, as the Insolvency and Companies Court of the London High Court declared the former liquor baron of India, fugitive from Indian law, bankrupt.
At present two courts in Dominica are hearing separate cases related to Choksi, an Indian citizen. They have declared him as an illegal entrant. Should Choksi be tried by the courts of Dominica, a country of refuge, according to their own laws or should he be sent back to India, whose laws he has broken, for facing trial?