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Vijay Mallya case: CBI gets boost on evidence admissibility

During the hearing, the judge initially seemed reluctant to allow another hearing, being requested by Vijay Mallya's defence team

Vijay Mallya

Press Trust of India London
A UK court on Friday admitted the bulk of the evidence submitted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against Vijay Mallya in connection with his ongoing extradition trial, giving a boost to India’s efforts to bring back the embattled liquor baron to face charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to around Rs 90 billion.

The 62-year-old flamboyant businessman, who appeared in the Westminister Magistrate’s Court here, had his £650,000 bail extended until the next date of hearing on July 11.

When the court reconvenes, oral submissions will be made on closing arguments to be submitted in writing to Judge Emma

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First Published: Apr 28 2018 | 12:54 AM IST

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