Hyderabad, May 5: A nearby court today said it will claim on May 9 its request on the quantum of sentence for ambushed industrialist Vijay Mallya, who was indicted in two check skip bodies of evidence documented against him by GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd.
On April 20, the III Special Magistrate Court here had sentenced Mallya and others, regarding bobbing of two checks of Rs 50 lakhs each under pertinent areas of Negotiable Instruments Act and had dismissed for now the matter to declare the quantum of discipline, as Mallya, who left the nation, was not present in the court.
The matter identifies with checks issued by Kingfisher Airlines Ltd to GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) which works the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here, towards charges for utilizing the offices at the air terminal for its Kingfisher Airlines flights.
Amid hearing on quantum of sentence, GMR legal counselor G Ashok Reddy today demanded that the court pass the sentence against Mallya refering to certain procurements of CrPC saying the court has energy to force sentence even without blamed.
“He (Mallya) has fled the nation and his international ID has been renounced and he has additionally surrendered from the post of Rajya Sabha MP. He has never denoted his nearness the court which demonstrates the behavior of the denounced,” Reddy submitted.
In perspective of this, there is no reason for sitting tight for the charged (to be listened), he said and contended that this court need not sit tight for denounced nearness (for sentence) and looked for recompensing most extreme sentence of two years furthermore to force fine under applicable segments of Negotiable Instruments Act.
In the wake of listening to the contentions, the III Special Magistrate Court Judge M Krishna Rao said, “Now, the advice for complainant presented that in perspective of procurements under area 353 CrPC, the court need not sit tight to hear the blamed before passing sentence and consequently, the court needs to pass sentence against the blamed according to procurements for sub-condition 6 of segment 353 CrPC. Consequently, for requests on this viewpoint presented on May 9.” .