The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Enforcement Directorate, ED, on industrialist Vijay Mallya’s plea challenging the ongoing proceedings in a Mumbai court to declare him fugitive economic offender.
The apex court issued notice on Mallya’s plea but refused to stay the proceedings before the Mumbai special court.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul sought the probe agency’s response on the plea against the ongoing trial before a special court under the money laundering act.
The ED moved the special court seeking to declare the London based industrialist a fugitive economic offender under the Fugitive Economic Offender Act 2018.
The Bombay High Court recently dismissed Mallya’s appeal. The industrialist has filed an appeal against the high court order.