UK court asks for video of Jail where Vijay Mallya will be kept

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The Westminster Magistrate’s Court today asked the Indian government to submit videos of the prison where Vijay Mallya, former liquor baron wanted for fraud, will be kept.

“The court would not go with the photographs which were provided by Indian Officials,” said by Judge Emma Arbouthnot who is hearing Vijay Mallya’s extradition case.

The Court asked the Indian officials to submit video evidence by September 12 to alleviate the concern of human rights’ violation raised by the defense counsel.

However, on reaching Westminster court today, Mallya said that the accusations of money laundering and stealing money were “completely false”.

The 62-year-old liquor baron has been living in London after fleeing from India in the year 2016, Despite summons from Indian courts to appear before them for probationary in numerous cases. He is fighting extradition to India on money laundering and fraud charges.