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Published by: Jeet kumar
Updated Sat, 29 May 2021 01:09 AM IST
Chances are, Choksi will not be kept inside the jail and will be kept in a separate hotel for five days.
PNB scam accused Mehul Choksi (File photo)
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Along with this, the Supreme Court has also allowed Choksi to meet his lawyer and provide medical facilities, including the Kovid-19 test.
Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, superior court for eastern Caribbean states including Commonwealth of Dominica restrains authorities from removing fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi from Dominica until further hearing on his Habeas Corpus plea. Next date of hearing is June 2 pic.twitter.com/0oJqXAf43W
– ANI (@ANI) May 28, 2021
Choksi did not attend personally
Mehul Choksi did not attend the court in person and the lawyer was present during the hearing. Choksi’s lawyers have filed a habeas corpus petition in the court. At the same time, cameras were not allowed during the hearing of the case.
Sources said that Choksi will not be kept in jail for the time being. It will be kept in quarantine for five days. It is believed that he can be kept in the hotel. Choksi is expected to be repatriated to Antigua and Barbuda after about five days.
Choksi accused, kidnapped and brought
According to Mehul Choksi’s lawyer, Mehul alleged that he was abducted. They were also beaten up. The lawyers have filed an appeal in the court for relief in the case.
Choksi had recently escaped from Antigua and Barbuda and was arrested in neighboring Dominica in view of Interpol’s ‘Yellow Notice’ against him. The news came in Antigua’s media on Wednesday. Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Geston Browne said that he has asked Dominica to hand over the diamond business directly to India.
Explain that fugitive Mehul Choksi is wanted in a loan fraud of Rs 13,500 crore in Punjab National Bank. He has been living in Antigua and Barbuda since 2018 after Choksi took citizenship in 2017. But he has disappeared from there and it is then revealed that he has been arrested in Dominica.
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