World Desk, Press24 News, New Delhi
Published by: Gaurav Pandey
Updated Mon, 12 Jul 2021 09:11 PM IST
Choksi had been living in Antigua and Barbuda since 2018 after absconding from India and later went missing from there. He was arrested in neighboring Dominica on May 23 for illegal entry. Dominica’s immigration ministry declared him a restricted immigrant. He is wanted in connection with the Rs 13,500 crore scam in Punjab National Bank.
Mehul Choksi (file photo)
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Let us inform that earlier Mehul Choksi had filed a petition for early hearing on his bail plea on the ground that he was suffering from neurological health problem and its treatment was not available in Dominica. Apart from this, he had also requested for an early hearing on this petition, which was accepted by the High Court. Earlier the hearing on this petition was to be held on 23 July. It is noteworthy that Choksi is wanted in Punjab National Bank scam of Rs 13,500 crore.
Dominica Court grants interim bail to fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi on medical grounds to travel to Antigua & Barbuda. Bail granted strictly for medical treatment in Antigua. Interim bail granted till he’s certified fit to travel, after that he has to return to Dominica. pic.twitter.com/BCey7gl0ED
— ANI (@ANI) July 12, 2021
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