India is committed to ensuring a swift extradition of accused jewellery tycoon Nirav Modi, the Ministry of External Affairs’ spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a statement. Modi’s legal team are working on his bail.
A UK court issued an arrest warrant for Nirav Modi and the fugitive jewellery tycoon is expected to be arrested soon. A Central Bureau of Investigation team will fly to the UK within a week to attend the court hearing.
The Enforcement Directorate has released the details of its new charge sheet filed against Nirav Modi which states that Modi diverted Rs 934 crore ($140.4 million) of fraudulently obtained money into personal accounts.