New Delhi, Aug 6: The Indian Government has directed that the provisions of the Extradition Act 1962 shall apply with respect to Antigua and Barbuda. This decision is an important one considering the fact that India is trying to get PNB fraud accused, Mehul Choski extradited from Antigua.
New Delhi, July 27: Mehul Choksi may not be in Antigua after all. With the Indian agencies writing to Antigua seeking details about Choksi, an accused in the PNB fraud case, it is suspected that he may have left the country again.
New Delhi, July 28: Mehul Choksi, an accused in the PNB scam may have obtained an Antiguan citizenship, but that sure would not give him the immunity from extradition that he is looking for. Although India does not have an extradition treaty with Antigua, it still would not stand in the way of bringing back Choksi.
New Delhi, July 25: The hunt for Mehul Choksi, an accused in the PNB fraud case may be harder than what India would have expected. Reports suggest that he may have or is in the process of shifting to Antigua.
New Delhi, July 26: The Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill that seeks to prevent big economic offenders like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi from fleeing the country and evading the legal process.
New Delhi, July 24: On Tuesday, there were reports suggesting that PNB scam accused Mehul Choksi had fled to Antigua. Some of the pre-conditions to get a citizenship in Antigua include the requirement for an outstanding character and Rs 1.3 crore.
New Delhi, July 23: Days after being named as an accused in the Aircel-Maxis case, former union minister, P Chidambaram has moved a bail plea. He moved the Patiala House court in Delhi seeking bail.
New Delhi, July 19: The Central Bureau of Investigation has named former union minister, P Chidambaram as an accused in the Aircel-Maxis case. His name was mentioned in the supplementary chargesheet filed by the CBI.
New Delhi, July 3: The Supreme Court has rejected a petition that sought a probe into the PNB scam by a Special Investigation Team. The petitioner said that the SIT would be the competent authority to probe into the scam in which Nirav Modi is the prime accused.
New Delhi, July 2: The Interpol has issued a red corner notice against PNB Fraud accused Nirav Modi. With the notice being issued, it would restrict the moves of the accused who has been moving from one country to another.