Fugitive Indian businessman Mehul Choksi, who suddenly disappeared from the Central American country of Antigua, has been found in neighboring Dominica. From where preparations are being made to bring him back to Antigua. He is caught by the Criminal Investigation Department of Dominica. Mehul Choksi is an accused in the PNB scam, against which Interpol has also issued a red corner notice. There were reports of his escape from Antigua to Cuba.
Mehul Choksi is a citizen of Antigua
Mehul Choksi’s lawyer claims that his client is a citizen of Antigua. In such a situation, he has all the rights that people get from here. Antigua is a Caribbean country. The country in which Mehul Choksi has been arrested is also located in the neighborhood of Antigua. However, it is not yet clear why Mehul went to Dominica?
Mehul’s lawyers are trying to talk
Mehul Choksi’s lawyer Vijay Agarwal said that I have spoken to his family. They are happy and relieved that their whereabouts are now known. Efforts are being made to talk to him so that someone can know a clear picture of how he was taken to Dominica.
Choksi is accused of PNB scam
Choksi and his nephew Nirav Modi, along with some bank officials, have been accused of allegedly cheating Punjab National Bank (PNB) to the tune of Rs 13,500 crore. Nirav Modi is currently lodged in a London jail. The CBI is investigating against both.
The nephew has already tightened the screws on Nirav Modi
The Enforcement Directorate had seized Mehul Choksi’s assets worth more than Rs 14 crore in the Punjab National Bank scam case sometime back. In addition, his nephew and crime partner, Nirav Modi has received a major setback from a United Kingdom (UK) court. The court has denied any concession to Modi. Westminster Court Judge Samuel Gooji clearly stated that there is necessary evidence to convict Nirav. The court also admitted that Nirav Modi conspired to erase evidence and threaten witnesses.