• Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Mallya’s defence brings banking expert to show he had no intention to act ‘fraudulently’

By: Eastern Eye Staff

On Thursday Mallya’s defence counsel, Clare Montgomery sought to back up her opening arguments that the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) on behalf of the Indian government had failed to establish a prima facie case of fraud against her client. Vijay Mallya’s defence today brought in a banking expert at his extradition trial as a witness to analyse the documents used by the liquor baron to seek loans from Indian banks for his then struggling Kingfisher Airlines and emphasise that he had no intention to act “fraudulently”. Paul Rex was deposed on day three of the ongoing trial at Westminster Magistrates’…

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