Closely Monitoring Legal Proceedings Against Mehul Choksi, Nirav Modi: Center

Closely Monitoring Legal Proceedings Against Mehul Choksi, Nirav Modi: Center

Closely Monitoring Legal Proceedings Against Mehul Choksi, Nirav Modi: Center

Mehul Choksi is at the moment dealing with trial in Dominica. File

New Delhi:

India at present stated that it’s carefully monitoring authorized proceedings towards fugitive businessmen Mehul Choksi and Nirav Modi.

When requested concerning the newest replace on the 2, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi stated at a media briefing, “We are in fact carefully monitoring the continuing authorized proceedings in each instances.”

Mehul Choksi, who’s at the moment in Dominica dealing with trial, went lacking from Antigua on May 23 and was caught in Dominica. He was charged with unlawful entry into Dominica by police after he allegedly fled Antigua and Barbuda in a doable try to keep away from extradition to India. The 62-year-old fugitive is needed in India in reference to the Rs 13,500 crore fraud in Punjab National Bank.

Meanwhile, Nirav Modi is at the moment held at Wandsworth jail in South London the place he has been lodged since his arrest in London in March 2019 in reference to the biggest financial institution fraud perpetrated in India.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday transferred seized belongings value Rs 9,371.17 crore in instances associated to Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, to public sector banks and the central authorities. Assets value Rs 18,170.02 crore have thus far been seized by the ED.

Further, Mr Bagchi additionally answered on the Indian objections to social media posts that focused the Indian diplomats in Male.

He stated, “The Maldives Foreign Ministry at present issued a press release on the matter. The Maldivian Democratic Party has additionally issued a press release. I believe that solutions the query.”

Maldives Foreign Ministry has requested native media to work in such a means that the nation’s diplomatic relations with different nations should not affected. The Indian High Commission within the Maldives has requested the ministry to take motion towards native media that publish content material that criticises India, reported AVAS.

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