Vijay Mallya is charged with defaulting airport user and the cheque issued by him got bounced because of having “insufficient funds in the account”.
Singh, a farmer in Khajuria Naviram village under Bilsanda block of Pilibhit when went to the bank to deposit money was informed that the nationalized bank has frozen his account.
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass passed the order after noting that the reply filed by the accused, through his lawyer, did not bear Mallya’s signatures.
The legal basis for extradition with states with whom India does not have an extradition treaty — described as “non-Treaty States” — is provided by Section 3(4) of the Indian Extradition Act, 1962.
The 25-seater has also got portraits of gods inside while the exterior has got names of Mallya’s three children — son and two daughters — imprinted on the nose of the plane.
The cooks, gardeners, security staff, drivers and caretakers of the Kingfisher Villa hurried away, avoiding any contact with either the curious onlookers or the media.
Flagging the flaws, London has sent a list of queries back to India.
The ED move comes after the UK government informed India that Mallya,who is facing arrest over allegations of defaulting bank loans of over Rs 9,400 crore, cannot be deported as per British laws.
The UK has conveyed that as per its law it cannot deport Mallya but crown prosecution services would be ready to discuss the key issues to consider (request for extradition) with the Indian High Commission.
The luxury airbus was to be auctioned on May 12 to recover part of alleged service tax dues of over Rs 800 crore of defunct Kingfisher Airlines.
Vijay Mallya’s assets in the form of bungalows, costly vehicles, bank balances and others have already been assessed by agency sleuths probing the case.
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In the present case, the ED had registered a case under now defunct Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) against Mallya.
The court, which had convicted Mallya and an official of the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines on April 20, had earlier adjourned the orders on May 5 on the same grounds.
A court hearing a cheque bounce case against promoter of defunct Kingfisher Airlines Vijay Mallya on Saturday directed him to appear before it on the next hearing in July, failing which it will issue a warrant against him.