Banished head honcho Vijay Mallya said on Sunday that Indian powers attempting to recuperate about $1.4 billion from his broken down Kingfisher Airlines had no legitimate reason for sequestering certain benefits in a tax evasion case.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) tweeted on Saturday that it had “appended” properties worth 14.11 billion Indian rupees ($210.78 million) for the situation including a credit from state-possessed IDBI Bank (IDBI.NS) to Kingfisher to purchase properties abroad.

The advantages were obtained quite a while before Kingfisher was propelled, Mallya said in an announcement to the media on Sunday.


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“There is no method of reasoning nor any legitimate premise for the arrangement of activities started by the ED which is currently making it more hard to raise assets to pay the banks,” Mallya said.

The ED says Mallya’s United Breweries Group utilized 4.3 billion rupees of Kingfisher bank credits to purchase property abroad.

Mallya’s announcement said Kingfisher had given confirmation that the assets were utilized for honest to goodness business purposes.

Leasers, drove by State Bank of India (SBI.NS), have rejected an offer of fractional reimbursement by Mallya, who had given an individual insurance for the Kingfisher advance. They need the previous extremely rich person, who is living in Britain, to go to a hearing in India’s Supreme Court.

The remote service in April repudiated a discretionary visa that he conveyed as an individual from parliament’s upper house. A judge in Mumbai has non-bailable warrant for his capture.

($1 = 66.9423 Indian rupees)