Mehul Choksi (File Photo : IANS)

Antigua assures India it will extradite Mehul Choksi

United Nations : Antigua and Barbuda has assured India that it will extradite fugitive jewellery merchant Mehul Choksi as soon as the legal formalities are over, according to External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar. The assurance was conveyed by Antigua’s Foreign Minister Chet Greene when he met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday on […]

Mehul Choksi (File Photo : IANS)

Mehul Choksi extradition: Antigua examining India’s request

New Delhi : The Antigua and Barbuda government is examining India’s request for the extradition of fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi, one of the prime accused in the Rs 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank fraud and who has now taken citizenship in that Caribbean nation, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday. “We have submitted to the […]

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Antigua agency’s statement nails Modi government’s lie: Congress

New Delhi  :  The Congress on Friday said that “complicity and connivance” of the government in the escape of jeweller Mehul Choksi, an accused in the PNB fraud, has been “exposed” after the Antigua government came clear on granting citizenship to Choksi. The party also demanded to know why Prime Minister Narendra Modi had not […]

Mehul Choksi (File Photo : IANS)

Choksi given citizenship after NOC from India : Antigua

New Delhi :  Fugitive Indian jeweller Mehul Choksi, wanted in a Rs 13,500 crore bank fraud, was given Antiguan citizenship after “stringent background checks” and a clearance certificate from the Indian authorities, the Antiguan government has said. The Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) of Antigua and Barbuda said that while conducting background checks on Choksi, […]

Mehul Choksi (File Photo/IANS)

Mehul Choksi citizenship after India’s certificate: Antigua

New Delhi : The Antigua government has said fugitive Indian jeweller Mehul Choksi was given citizenship of the Carribean country after “stringent background checks” and clearance certificate by Mumbai Police and the External Affairs Ministry. The Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) of Antigua and Barbuda, however, said while conducting background checks on Choksi, it found […]