The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the lawyers for businessman Vijay Mallya to come clean about the nature of a “confidential” proceedings going on after the rejection of his appeal against extradition in the UK Supreme Court.
At the start of the hearing, the government informed a Special Bench of Justices UU Lalit and Ashok Bhushan that Mallya’s extradition case in the UK is over, but some “secret” proceeding is on.
“Extradition was ordered by the highest court of the UK. But it (the extradition) is not happening. Instead, some ‘secret’ proceedings are happening. We have not been made aware of these proceedings. We are not a party. They (Mallya’s side) have not served us with anything,” advocate Rajat Nair, appearing for the government, submitted.
Justice Lalit asked Mallya’s counsel to explain the nature of this confidential proceedings. But the lawyer said he would have to first take instructions on