New Delhi, Dec 20: The Ministry of External Affairs has approached the United Arab Emirates seeking the extradition of Nirav Modi, a prime accused in the PNB scam. The request is in addition to the one made with the United Kingdom as well.
New Delhi, Sep 18: Indian agencies are miffed after British authorities informed them that their letter of request relating to the extradition of Nirav Modi could be shared with the fugitive diamantaire.
New Delhi, Sep 16: Under fire for the escape of fugitives like VIjay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, the Central Bureau of Investigation put out a strong defence. In the case of Mallya, the CBI said that there was not enough evidence to arrest him. In the cases of Nirav Modi and Choksi, the agency said that they had received a complaint from the banks almost a month after they had fled the country.
New Delhi, Aug 20: India has moved an extradition request after authorities have confirmed that fugitive businessman, Nirav Modi is in the United Kingdom. The extradition request was moved by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
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 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.
Indian billionaire Nirav Modi was living in a flat just above his jewellery store in the post Mayfair area of London while he was being hunted in India for an alleged money laundering case linked to over $2 billion, according to a media report.
Absconding diamond jeweller Nirav Modi managed to travel across several countries even after information about his passport being revoked by the Indian government was flashed in the Interpol central database on February 24, the CBI has said.
Nirav Modi is on the run and despite his passport being revoked, he manages to move between countries with much ease. The accused in the Rs 13,000 crore PNB fraud case had recently travelled to London and is understood to have sought political asylum.