New Delhi, June 17: The Central Bureau of Investigation has said in a supplementary chargesheet that a month after fugitive businessman, Mehul Choksi left the country, the original applications submitted by Gitanjali Gems to the Punjab National Bank were shifted with an intention to cause their disappearance.
Choksi had in December 2017 visited Hong Kong and met with dummy directors of his supplier entities and appraised them about the problems that his Gitanjali Group was facing in India. He also told them that they may have to face inquiry by the Enforcement Directorate.
The BJP has accused former finance minister of India, P Chidambaram of granting several private firms including PNB scam accused, Gitanjali Gems, gold import benefits on the day of the counting of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The BJP also sought to know how many cuts was given and to whom for the decision.
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.