The fugitive businessman did not comment on whether he has applied for political asylum in England
Fugitive businessman, Nirav Modi which had constructed his Alibaug bungalow on a sprawling area of 1071 square meters on Kihim beach, which was 674 sq meters more than the permitted area.
Choksi had moved to Antigua from the United States in July 2018 and had taken the citizenship of Antigua under an investment program.
Following a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against Nirav Modi, Interpol has now issued an RCN against Mehul Choksi on the request of CBI.
The state filed an affidavit in the court stating Modi's illegal bungalow was demolished on December 5
Choksi is currently in Antigua. The Indian government is pressing for his extradition.
With this latest order, the total attachment in this case against the absconding diamantaire is about Rs 4,744 crore
The ED had moved the special court in Mumbai requesting permission for ‘immediate confiscation’ of about 7000 crores worth assets of Nirav Modi
Choksi had recently announced he had become citizen of Antigua in November 2017 to expand his business
When it comes to excuses for staying out of jail, India's fugitive billionaires have no dearth of imaginative ideas.