The PM of Antigua, Gaston Browne, is open to considering revoking jeweller Mehul Choksi’s Antigua and Barbuda citizenship which could lead to his extradition to India to stand trial for his alleged fraud at the PNB.
The ED has offered to provide an air ambulance to transport jeweller Mehul Choksi from Antigua to India to stand trial for his alleged fraud at the PNB after Choksi cited ill health as the reason he could not travel.
The UK High Court ruled to deny accused jewellery tycoon Nirav Modi’s appeal for bail on June 12. Modi had made an appeal to the court after his bail plea was rejected three times by Westminster Magistrates court.
The Enforcement Directorate held a second auction for two of accused jewellery tycoon Nirav Modi’s cars on June 4 and garnered an extra Rs 42 lakh as Modi remains held in a UK jail awaiting his extradition trial.
Accused jeweller Nirav Modi’s extradition case could take months to get started as Modi’s representative Clare Montgomery QC suggested an extradition hearing in February 2020 at his first case management hearing.