The Enforcement Directorate has moved the Interpol for issuance of a red corner notice against Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, the two prime accused in the PNB scam.
The Delhi High Court has granted interim protection to Karti Chidambaram from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate till March 20. The relief was granted till the next date of hearing and the court also issued notices to the Centre and the Enforcement Directorate returnable by March 20.
The Enforcement Directorate is set to send at least a dozen requests in a bid to obtain information about the overseas businesses and assets belonging to Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi in connection with the PNB scam.
The probe by the Enforcement Directorate has revealed that an additional Rs 3,000 crore was lent by 17 banks to many companies belonging to Nirav Modi. Even as the raids continued, the ED registered another case against Nirav and his uncle’s company, Gitanjali Gems.
During the searches that were conducted in 21 locations in connection with the PNB fraud case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized Rs 25 crore. This is in addition to the previous seizures of Rs 5,649 crore.
The Enforcement Directorate is set to attach several more properties under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act as part of its ongoing probe into the PNB scam.
The Enforcement Directorate has filed a supplementary chargesheet against Virabhadra Singh, the former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and others. The ED has named Singh, his wife and three others in the chargesheet.
The Enforcement Directorate questioned Kashmir separatist, Shabir Shah’s wife, Bilquis Shah in connection with the terror funding case. During the questioning that lasted over 7 hours, she was asked about her husband’s properties and also financial dealinings.
The Enforcement Directorate has summoned Kashmir separatist, S A S Geelani in connection with a money laundering case. The regional office of the ED in Srinagar delivered the summons at Geelani’s home in Hyderpora.
The Central Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement Directorate are set to widen the probe against Karti Chidambaram. Both agencies say that they will probe six more foreign investment approvals that were given by former union finance minister P Chidambaram.