Breaking silence over flying off abroad, liquor baron Vijay Mallya made it clear that he is not an absconder and did not flee from the country.
“Its rubbish..I am an international businessman. I travel to and from India frequently. I did not flee” he tweeted today.
I am an MP and I fully respect and comply with the law of the land. Our judicial system is sound and respected. But no trial by media, he said.”
“News reports that I must declare my assets. Does that mean that Banks did not know my assets or look at my Parliamentary disclosures?” he asked.
Taking pot shots at the media, he said “Let media bosses not forget help, favours,accommodation that I have provided over several years which are documented. Now lies to gain TRP?”, he tweeted.
Mallya owes Rs 9000 crore to various banks and he is facing case in money laundering.
Congress has slammed that the NDA government facilitated him to flee the country. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley admitted that SBI should have kept a tab cautious on his movements