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Will Mehul Choksi be extradited soon?

Will Mehul Choksi be extradited soon?

Pranesh RanganBy : Pranesh Rangan

  |  26 Sep 2019 5:46 AM GMT


Prime minister of Antigue and Barbuda,
Gaston Browne had said that the fugitive businessman accused for Punjab
National Bank Scam, Mehul Choksi, will be sent back to India after his appeals
in the courts are exhausted.


“Our country
is governed by laws, this matter is before the judiciary,” Gaston Browne gave
this statement to state-run DD News.


He called Mehul Choksi a crook and said, “Choksi
has several appeals and until he exhausts his appeals there is nothing we can
do.”


“Antigua Barbuda gains no value from him” said the PM and the
country’s PM also said that Indian officials are free to conduct investigations
on him.


Choksi along with his nephew
Nirav Modi fled India more than a year ago an are the prime accused in ₹13,500
crore Punjab National Bank fraud case. Mehul Choksi was given the citizenship
of Antigua and Barbuda few years back.


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