NEW DELHI: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is currently in the United Kingdom and is being sought out in India over charges of loan default, tweeted on Sunday that he was being hunt down and added that media should waste its efforts in trying to reach him.
I am being hunted down by media in UK. Sadly they did not look in the obvious place. I will not speak to media so don't waste your efforts.— Vijay Mallya (@TheVijayMallya) March 13, 2016
Meanwhile, after writing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention in safeguarding their interest, employees of Vijay Mallya's now defunct Kingfisher Airlines are set to file a case in the Supreme Court in order to get their dues from the company.
The employees are in touch with senior lawyer M V Kini to prenent their case before the apex court. They have been assured by him that their case will be fought pro bono (for free), given their financial condition.
The government had earlier told the Supreme Court that Mallya had left India on March 2 following which the bench issued a notice to him and sought his response within two weeks on pleas filed by a consortium of banks seeking the freezing his passport and his presence before the apex court.