Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is on the run from the Indian authorities post his Rs 9,000 crore scam, is back in the news. It was on Sunday night when Mallya was spotted enjoying a game of cricket at the Oval Stadium in the United Kingdom. Mallya was accompanied by his wife and son to witness India's second World Cup 2019 battle against Australia. After the match ended, the former Kingfisher boss was given a not-so-warm reception with many chanting 'chor hai, while there were a few who even asked him to go back to India. Further, When Mallya was quizzed about his reaction to the chants, he told the reporters, "I am making sure my mother doesn't get hurt."
Have a look at the 'chor hai' chanting video below:
Mallya earlier was caught on camera going inside the stadium, while his son Sidharth managed to go unnoticed. Sidharth later took to social media and shared a picture of himself alongside his daddy posing at the stands with the stadium in the backdrop.
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The UK home office and the Westminster Court had last year ordered Mallya's extradition to India over charges of money laundering, fraud and conspiracy after he failed to convince authorities that he has been made a victim of political intrigue. Mallya has repeatedly argued that he has the assets to pay off his "debts but the government won't allow the use of these assets to clear the debts."Read More