Choksi a fugitive from justice, wanted man in PNB scam: CBI tells Dominican court

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oi-Deepika S

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New Delhi, June 12: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday said Mehul Choksi is a fugitive from justice, the chief conspirator of the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, to unauthorisedly raise credit by abusing bank procedures.

Mehul Choksi

In a two-pronged approach to get fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi back to India, Indian probe agencies CBI and MEA have filed separate impleadment applications inDominican court.

In its application, the CBI DIG states that “Mehul Choksi was mastermind behind a series of companies and he and others conspired with officials of a bank to unauthorisedly raise credit by abusing bank procedures.”

“CBI made attempts to arrest Mehul Choksi during the course investigation, but his whereabouts were unknown, and he was not available in India,” it said.

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