A court in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh has ordered the city police to register a case of alleged cheating under Section 420 of IPC against Kingfisher Airlines owner Vijay Mallya.
The order by Chief Judicial Magistrate Nupur on Friday came on a complainant by an Air Asia pilot Akash Sharma.
Sharma, a resident of Bulandshahr, told the court that he had served Kingfisher Airlines as a pilot from 2010 to 2012 and the airline owed him Rs 9 lakh.
The amount accrued on account of TDS was deducted from Akash’s salary but not deposited with the Income Tax Department by the accused, Sharma alleged adding this amounted to cheating.
Agreeing with the complainant, the CJM ordered the police to register a case of cheating.
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