Declare Mallya proclaimed offender in cheque bounce cases: AAI to Court

NEW DELHI: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has asked the court to declare defunct Kingfisher AirlinesBSE 3.03 % chairman Vijay Mallyaa proclaimed offender in connection with two cases of cheque bouncing amounting to over Rs 100 crore.

“Airports Authority of India has sought issuing of proclamation under section 82 CrPC against accused UB Group Chairman Vijay Mallya from a Mumbai court in connection with two cases of cheque bouncing under section 138 NI Act, filed by Airports Authority of India in the Court of 63rd MM, Andheri Court, Mumbai for over Rs 100 crore,” AAI said in a release.

The release added that earlier the court, hearing the cheque bounce cases against Vijay Mallya, had directed Mallya to appear before it on July 16, 2016, failing which it will issue a warrant against him.

The court had issued non bailable warrants (NBW) against Mallya for non-appearance on court hearing on 16th July, 2016. The NBW issued were not executed on account of remark “received back unexecuted as the accused is not residing at the address mentioned in the warrant and it was further reported to have fled to United Kingdom.”

As carried in ET

 

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