Dominica: Several pictures of fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi in police custody in Dominica surfaced on late Saturday night. Antigua Newsroom revealed the a number of photographs of the absconding diamantaire behind the bars in a Dominica jail.
As per claims made by Choksi’s lawyer, the enterprise was kidnapped and brought to Dominica earlier this week.
The pictures shared by Antigua Newsroom reveals bruises on Choksi’s arm and his eyes swollen and pink. He was captured behind the bars.
Check Mehul Choksi’s first pictures beneath:
Choksi, who had lately fled from Antigua and Barbuda, was captured in neighbouring Dominica after an Interpol Yellow Notice was issued towards him.
According to sources near the event, Indian authorities are in contact with Antigua and Barbuda on the matter and now contact has been established with the federal government of Dominica.
A High Court of Dominica has ‘restrained’ the extradition of fugitive businessman till additional or different listening to of this utility is sustained till the additional listening to of this matter.
The subsequent listening to of the case is scheduled for June 2.
The court docket’s choice got here on Friday whereas it was listening to a habeas corpus plea filed by Choksi’s attorneys.
Choksi, who is needed in India by the CBI and the ED for the Rs 13,500 crore PNB mortgage fraud case, went lacking from Antigua and Barbuda on Sunday, sparking an enormous manhunt. He was captured in Dominica on Wednesday.
Choksi and his nephew Nirav Modi allegedly siphoned off the big public cash from the state-run financial institution utilizing fraudulent letters of endeavor.