United Spirits

Vijay Mallya sentencing delayed until Easter

Vijay Mallya, the former head of United Spirits, will not know the outcome of India's attempts to have him extradited until about Easter, after his defence team was given further time to prepare their case. 

Mallya trial: defence says there is ‘no evidence’ to support fraud charges

Vijay Mallya's defence lawyer, Clare Montgomery QC, told the court yesterday that there is "no evidence" to support charges of fraud, and if he had not been hounded by banks and authorities, Mallya "could have paid back 80% of the loans" by now.

Mallya trial: the story after week one

After the first week of the extradition hearing, two very contrasting pictures of Vijay Mallya were painted at Westminster Magistrates Court - one of a corrupt thief, and the other, a victim of a witch hunt.

Mallya to remain on bail in Britain over Christmas

Vijay Mallya, the former head of United Spirits, will spend Christmas and the New Year on bail in Britain, with the hearing into the Indian Government's request for his extradition on charges of fraud and money laundering adjourned until January 10.

VJ Mallya to face new charges

September 26th, 2017

Vijay Mallya given bail

June 14th, 2017

D-day set for Vijay Mallya

November 2nd, 2015

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