Top Court: Vijay Mallya complains about India’s poor Jail condition

Top Court: Vijay Mallya complains about India’s poor Jail condition

Vijay Mallya, the business traitor comments about the terrible condition of Indian jails, before courts in London on Wednesday, said the source.

Justice Madan B Lokur, who is a member of the five-bench court, said to Attorney General KK Venugopal that “You must be aware of certain things happening in a foreign country about prisons in India.”

Top Court observations likely signified as liquor baron Vijay Mallya, against whom banishment proceedings are taking place in London Court of Westminster Magistrates. The court has highlighted the issue of poor conditions in the prisons of India.

An advocated, who was assisting the case of the traitor, expressed that Mr. Mallya has highlighted the issue of poor jail conditions in India before the London court. Considering his raised issue, the court of London asked the Indian authorities to submit a video of the prison within three weeks, where he was likely to be headed if found guilty.

Mr. Venugopal during the time of hearing expressed that he has also gone through the articles published in London, describing the terrible jail condition in India.

As soon as the Top court took over the matter, the issue immediately cropped up, regarding the inhuman condition existing over 1,382 prisons in India.

The 62-years ex-Kingfisher Airlines owner, who on exile warrant has been on bail since he got arrested in last year’s April. He is fighting against the charges imposed on him for exile, money fraud, money laundering over Rs. 9,000 crore and many unlawful cases as well.

 

by Chandrani Sarkar on August 9, 2018

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