P.N.B. The family is also upset after Mehul Choksi, who first fled India after the scandal, is now missing in Antigua.
New Delhi. Mehul Choksi, accused in Punjab National Bank scam (PNB scam) and fugitive, is missing. Choksi’s lawyer Vijay Agarwal said his family was worried and asked him to meet me. Antigua police are searching for him.
Local reports in Antigua on Tuesday also confirmed the disappearance of the awareness. Let me tell you that Mehul Choksi is Nirav Modi’s mama and has taken refuge in Antigua as a citizen.
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Fugitive diamondter Mehul Choksi is missing. Her family members are worried and anxious, and they called me to discuss. Antigua police are investigating: Choksi’s lawyer, Vijay Agarwal told ANI
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– ANI (@ANI) May 24, 2021
Went out for dinner and disappeared
Mehul’s lawyer says Mehul left home on Monday to dine at a popular restaurant on the south side of the island and never returned. Since then, he has no idea.
At the same time, a report by Antiguen’s local media antigunnews.com stated that the diamond trader’s vehicle was found in Jolly Harbor in the evening. According to the lawyer, Choksi’s family members are also annoyed and called me for a conversation. The family is concerned for their safety.
Is the desired circumference
Let me tell you that Mehul Choksi, a 61-year-old Indian businessman living in Antigua and Barbuda and owner of the Gitanjali Group, has been declared wanted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
Mehul Choksi is accused of embezzling Rs 4,880 crore, including Rs 13,578 crore fraud of Punjab National Bank (PNB) before fleeing Antigua on January 4, 2018.
An arrest warrant has also been issued against Choksi in the PNB fraud case. In fact, in 2017, Choksi acquired citizenship of Antigua and Bermuda through an investment program, a few months after the PNB scandal came to light. That is, the guard has lived in Antigua for about four years.
Let us inform you that the Enforcement Directorate has seized assets worth over Rs 14 crore in the raid on Mehul Choksi, a fugitive businessman in the Punjab National Bank scam.
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Consumer fraud in Dubai and even in the US
In a chargesheet filed last year, the ED claimed that Choksi had defrauded not only Indian banks but also customers and lenders in Dubai and the United States. His assets of Rs 2,500 crore have already been added.