Multiple agencies, including the Enforcement Directorate and CBI, are probing issues related to the massive loan default by Mallya and others.
Vijay Mallya said he had “no faith in the current climate prevailing in the country” that he would get “any justice even at the hands of my colleagues in the Ethics Committee.”
Replying to the last question, Minister of State for Home Affairs stated that no proposal from Karnataka for setting up Coastal Police Stations, initiated in December 2013, was received.
Vijay Mallya, a member of the Rajya Sabha and founder of Kingfisher Airlines, is believed to be in the UK
Mallya, who faces a case of loan default of over Rs 9,400 crore, resigned from the Rajya Sabha Monday, a day before the Ethics Committee of the House was expected to recommend his disqualification.
Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, whose passport has been revoked by the government, on Monday resigned from the Rajya Sabha.
The online auction of brand Kingfisher is being conducted by SBI Cap Trustee Company on behalf of lenders under the SARFAESI Act.
Mallya said he was in “forced exile” and had no plans to leave Britain.
“The ministry has written to the High Commission of the UK in Delhi requesting the deportation of Vijay Mallya so that his presence can be secured for investigations against him under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002,” said MEA spokesperson.
Mallya’s notice for a question, which arrived in Rail Bhawan on Tuesday, took officials by surprise, given the circumstances surrounding him.
According to ED, Mallya had allegedly paid 200,000 dollars to the British firm for displaying Kingfisher logo in Formula One World Championships in London and some European countries in 1996, 1997 and 1998.
The Supreme Court dismissed beleagured Vijay Mallya’s prayer for protection from disclosure of his assets and those of his family, in India and abroad, to Kingfisher Airlines’ lenders, saying “no tangible” grounds have been raised to maintain secrecy of information.
The committee, headed by former Union minister and veteran Congress leader Karan Singh, decided to give Mallya one week to explain his conduct.
Mallya, the banks said, can approach Indian High Commission in London for emergency travel and indicate a date of his return if he really wants to comply with the court orders.
Vijay Mallya is understood to be in the United Kingdom after he left India on March 2.