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Kingfisher baron Vijay Mallya denies charge he is an 'absconder'

"I did not flee from India and neither am I an absconder", Mallya said in a tweet posted on Friday. Mallya also said that as a member of Parliament he would fully comply with the law.

twitter-logoReuters | March 11, 2016 | Updated 17:39 IST
Liquor baron Vijay Mallya
Liquor baron Vijay Mallya

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya , who left the country as he faced pressure from banks to repay more than $1 billion owed by his collapsed airline, refuted charges he was an absconder and said he respected the law of the land.

"I did not flee from India and neither am I an absconder", Mallya said in a tweet posted on Friday.

Mallya also said that as a member of Parliament he would fully comply with the law.

The Kingfisher baron left India last week, a lawyer for the lenders told the country's top court on Thursday.

 

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