India has asked the Antigua and Barbuda Government to confine criminal diamantaire and Punjab National Bank (PNB) trick denounced Mehul Choksi and keep his development via land, air or ocean, sources said on Monday.
The sources additionally included that the Indian High Commissioner will on Monday meet the applicable experts of the Government of Antigua and Barbuda over the repatriation of Choksi.
“As soon the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) got the data about likely nearness of Choksi in Antigua, the Indian High Commission in Georgetown had cautioned the Antigua and Barbuda Government, in composing and verbally, to affirm the diamantaire’s essence in their region and furthermore requesting that it keep him and keep his development via land, air or ocean,” the source expressed.
The Indian High Commission additionally expressed that they will keep on liaising with applicable organizations of the Government of India and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda to catch up on this issue.
The Central Bureau of Investigation had on July 25 looked for the whereabouts of Choksi and kept in touch with Antiguan specialists, requesting insights about him.
Choksi, who is purportedly engaged with over USD 2 billion trick in the state-run PNB has allegedly taken asylum in the Caribbean country subsequent to moving there in July. His substantial travel permit was repudiated in February after this trick was uncovered.