Mehul Choksi (Photo Credit: PTI)
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Director of Enforcement (ED) of the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case wanted fugitive diamond trader Mehul Choksi (Mehul Choksi), reported missing from Antigua and Barbuda. Attlee Rodney, commissioner of the Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda, said his department was currently searching for an Indian businessman who was rumored to be missing, according to a report in local media outletAntigenRoom.com. PNB scandal: Bail plea of senior executive of silent Modi organization rejected
According to reports, Choksi, a citizen of Antigua and Barbuda, was seen driving south on Sunday. His car was later recovered but nothing was found. Choksi’s lawyer was also questioned in this regard, but no response was received from him.
Mehul Choksi has gone missing in the fugitive dimension. Her family members were worried and anxious and they called me for a discussion. Antigua Police Investigate: Choksi’s Lawyer, Advocate Vijay Agarwal at ANI
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Choksi acquired citizenship in the Caribbean island nation of Antigua and Barbuda through an investment program before fleeing to India in January 2014. Choksi, accused in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, has been living in Antigua and Barbuda with his nephew Nirab Modi since January 4, 2018.
Choksi and his nephew Nirav Modi and some bank officials have been accused of defrauding the Punjab National Bank (PNB) of Rs 13,500 crore. Silent Modi is currently being held in a London jail.