Supreme Court imposes costs of 10 lakh on Vijay Mallya for "sheer abuse of process of law"

Murali Krishnan July 13 2015

The Supreme Court today imposed costs of Rs. 10 lakh on liquor baron Vijay Mallya while dismissing his petition seeking quashing of proceedings initiated against him for violation of the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act, 1973 (Act).

The judgment was delivered by a Bench of Justices Jasti Chelameswar and Adarsh Kumar Goel. Senior Advocate Fali Nariman appeared for Mallya while Senior Advocate K Radhakrishnan appeared for the respondent Enforcement Directorate (ED).

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