Confirmed! Vijay Mallya has left India on March 2, SC issues notice on banks' plea
New Delhi: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is facing legal proceedings for allegedly defaulting loans of over Rs 9,000 crores from various banks, has left the country a week back, government Wednesday informed the Supreme Court.
"I spoke to the CBI little while ago and it told me that
on March 2 he (Mallya) left the country," Attorney General (AG) Mukul Rohatgi told the bench comprising Justices Kurian Joseph and R F Nariman.
The bench issued notice to Mallya and sought his response within two weeks on pleas filed by a consortium of banks seeking direction for freezing his passport and his presence before the apex court.