Vijay Mallya comes to his son's defence, says 'Abuse me but not my son'

New Delhi, March 30: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Wednesday took to Twitter and requested people to stop targeting his son Siddharth Mallya and not to involve him the the loan default case against him.

Mallya tweeted: "My son Sid does not deserve all this hatred and abuse. He has had nothing to do with my business. Shower abuse on me if you must but not him."

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Shower abuse on me, says Vijay Mallya

"Slam me if you must but not a young man," Mallya said in a series of tweets.

Reports suggest that Siddharth faced a lot of backlash after Vijay Mallya left the country. Siddharth took to Twitter earlier in March and said: "What joy do ppl get from abusing on social media? Do they feel powerful, do they feel big, do they feel strong??"

According to reports, Siddharth has been bombarded with questions about his father on social media with many taking potshots at him as well.

Also read: Pay dues honourably or face coercive action: Arun Jaitley to Mallya

Meanwhile, the Enforcement Directorate has asked Vijay Mallya to appear before it on April 2.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on the other hand, gave out a stern warning to wilful defaulters like Vijay Mallya and said that they should settle their dues honourably with the banks or else be ready to face "coercive action" by lenders and investigative agencies.

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