Jun 12, 2021 03:35 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation and the Ministry of External Affairs have prepared a joint strategy to counter Mehul Choksi's arguments in the high court against his extradition to India, reports have said.
- Jun 11, 2021 05:55 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate may add Priti Choksi’s name in its supplementary chargesheet as they have found evidence pointing at her involvement in the multi-crore bank fraud case.
- Jun 10, 2021 03:48 PM IST
The May 25 order undersigned by Dominican minister Rayburn Blackmoore further stated that: “You (Mehul Choksi) are, therefore, not permitted to enter the Commonwealth of Dominica and the Chief of Police has been instructed to take all the necessary actions to have you repatriated.”
- Jun 06, 2021 05:15 PM IST
Mehul Choksi left India in January 2018, days before his name propped up among the main accused in a loan scam which defrauded the state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) to the tune of Rs 13,500 crore.
- Jun 04, 2021 11:33 AM IST
The Qatar Executive flight A7CEE had left the Delhi International Airport at 3.44 am on May 28 carrying necessary documents related to cases against Choksi. It had travelled to Marigot in Dominica via Madrid as Choksi's lawyers filed a habeas corpus petition before the Dominica High Court.
- Jun 03, 2021 08:48 PM IST
Mehul Choksi, after his "mysterious" disappearance from Antigua on May 23, was detained by the Dominican authorities on May 25. Since then, the Antiguan government has urged the neighbouring Caribbean nation to "directly extradite" him to India.
- May 28, 2021 10:43 PM IST
Wayne Marsh, Choksi's lawyer in Dominica, had claimed that his client was allegedly abducted in Antigua and forcefully put in a vessel.
- May 27, 2021 08:34 PM IST
Describing Mehul Choksi as an "Indian citizen" wanted by the Indian authorities, the Dominican authority said they are exploring the possibility of repatriating him to Antigua - the country where he was based since fleeing from India.
- May 26, 2021 10:56 PM IST
Choksi, who had taken citizenship of the Caribbean Island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, was last seen driving around in the southern area of the island on May 23. Later, his vehicle was found, but he was reported missing.
- May 25, 2021 07:18 AM IST
Mehul Choksi, along with his nephew Nirav Modi, is wanted for allegedly siphoning off Rs 13,500 crore of public money from state-run Punjab National Bank.
- May 13, 2021 03:37 PM IST
Special Judge V C Barde has also asked Modi to appear before the court on June 11.
- Feb 26, 2021 03:52 PM IST
The Westminster Magistrates' Court said there is prima facie evidence of fraud against Nirav Modi, who is the main accused in the estimated $2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case.
- Feb 25, 2021 04:20 PM IST
Nirav Modi was contesting his extradition to India on charges of fraud and money laundering in the estimated $2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case.
- Feb 24, 2021 06:23 PM IST
Modi was arrested on an extradition warrant on March 19, 2019, and has appeared via videolink from Wandsworth Prison for a series of court hearings in the extradition case.
- Feb 05, 2021 08:57 PM IST
Modi's severe depression and risk of suicide due to his lengthy incarceration since March 2019 have been raised as factors that should lead to his discharge.
- Feb 04, 2021 08:16 PM IST
The properties attached, under the anti-money laundering law, include a flat in Mumbai, gold and platinum jewellery, diamond stones, necklaces made of silver and pearls, watches, and a Mercedes Benz car.
- Jan 08, 2021 10:15 PM IST
The wanted diamond merchant remains remanded in custody and will appear for a routine 28-day remand hearing via videolink in the interim on February 5.
- Nov 03, 2020 09:30 PM IST
.After Tuesday's ruling, the judge will decide how much weight he places on these documents amid the "37 bundles of evidence" to be considered for his ruling in the case expected early next year.
- Oct 26, 2020 06:09 PM IST
According to reports, Nirav Modi is expected to appear again via videolink the London prison for the next hearing in his ongoing extradition trial on November 3
- Sep 09, 2020 09:49 PM IST
.Modi's defence team, led by barrister Clare Montgomery, raised further issues around the conditions at Barrack 12 at Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai, where he is to be lodged on being extradited, claiming it is covered in its entirety in a blue metallic cover since it housed a terrorist in 2007.
- Sep 07, 2020 09:28 PM IST
.An attached bathroom with a curtain for privacy, three ceiling fans and six tubelights and an LED TV were also highlighted among the facilities available to inmates of the barrack.
- Sep 07, 2020 03:56 PM IST
The 49-year-old jeweller, who has been behind bars in a London prison since his arrest in March last year, appeared via a videolink dressed in a dark suit and sporting beard as the second leg of the trial got underway at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.
- Sep 06, 2020 07:04 PM IST
The 49-year-old jeweller is fighting extradition charges related to the estimated $2-billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money laundering case brought by the Indian government, being represented at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London by the UK’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).
- Jul 09, 2020 04:00 PM IST
The 49-year-old jeweller, who has been lodged at Wandsworth Prison in south-west London since his arrest in March last year, appeared via videolink before Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London for a regular 28-day "call-over" hearing until the second leg of his extradition trial begins in September.
- Jul 08, 2020 05:40 PM IST
The businessman and his uncle Mehul Choksi among others are being probed by the ED on money laundering charges in connection with an over $2 billion alleged bank fraud at a PNB branch in Mumbai.