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India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Rejects Mallya’s Claims of Meeting Him

Arun Jaitley rejects Mallya’s claims of meeting him. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday (12) has rejected the claims of fugitive liquor baron, accused in numerous financial fraud cases – Vijay Mallya that having been met him before moving to London in 2016. The minister said that he never gave him an appointment after becoming a minister in 2014. Describing Mallya’s offer to settle overdue loans of over £958.79 million to his dysfunctioned Kingfisher Airline as “bluff offers”, Jaitley added that he did not received the papers Mallya was carrying during a brief meeting. “Since he was a MP and he occasionally attended the House, he misused…

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