Jewellery tycoon Mehul Choksi’s legal team has filed a habeas corpus petition in a court in Dominica, but the island’s government has told the court to reject it as he is accused of illegal entry into the country.
Jewellery tycoon Mehul Choksi, wanted by Indian authorities for alleged fraud, has been captured in Dominica. Indian authorities aim to deport him directly to India but face hurdles as he has taken Antiguan citizenship.
The Central Bureau of Investigation has initiated proceedings to attempt to extradite jewellery tycoon Nirav Modi’s brother Nehal Modi from the U.S. to India as part of the ongoing Punjab National Bank fraud case.
Jewellery tycoon Mehul Choksi’s advocate Vijay Aggarwal denied reports that Choksi’s Antiguan citizenship has been revoked as he fights against extradition to stand trial for alleged fraud at the Punjab National Bank.