The Supreme Court today dismissed fugitive Indian liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya’s review petition against a May 2017 judgment of the apex court. That order had held him guilty of contempt of court for violating its orders and those of the Karnataka High Court.
The Supreme Court has sought an explanation from its Registry as to why review petition filed by Vijay Mallya against the judgment of May 2017 wherein he was found guilty of contempt for not paying Rs 9000 crore to banks, was not listed before the court for last three years.
As reported swirled about the imminent return of fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya who has exhausted all options in his battle against extradition, British authorities have said there is a still a long way to go before the former liquor tycoon’s formal handover to India.
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed the West Bengal Director General of Police to initiate an inquiry against the investigating officer for attempting to harass a citizen by misusing Section 41A of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
In its affidavit to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, the Centre said that there is no difference between a public servant and an elected representative while also pointing out that there are no specific service conditions laid down in respect of elected representatives.