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Mehul Choksi Held in Dominica, Process On to Hand Him Over to Antigua Police: Local Media

A file picture of Mehul Choksi.

Mehul Choksi, who was reported to be lacking on Sunday, was apprehended on Tuesday night time following a yellow discover alert.

Diamantaire Mehul Choksi, needed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) for a multi-core financial institution fraud, has been apprehended by Dominica Police.

Choksi, who was reported to be lacking on Sunday by a member of the family, was held on Tuesday night time after an Interpol Yellow Notice was issued.

According to Antigua and Barbuda native media, police in Dominica at the moment are making preparations handy Choksi over to Antigua Police. Earlier, the Antigua authorities had approached Interpol and different worldwide police businesses within the Caribbean area to hint Choksi. He was final seen going for dinner in his automotive in Antigua and Barbuda on Sunday.

Choksi had acquired the citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda in 2017. He has been staying there since January 2018 after fleeing India.

Choksi, 61, and his nephew Nirav Modi are needed for allegedly siphoning off Rs 13,500 crore of public cash from the state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB), utilizing letters of enterprise.

Modi is in a London jail after repeated denial of bail and is contesting extradition to India. Both are dealing with a CBI probe.

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