Enforcement Directorate Seeks Interpol Warrant In opposition to Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

Enforcement Directorate Seeks Interpol Warrant Against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

The Enforcement Directorate has moved Interpol for issuance of a Pink Nook Discover towards Nirav Modi.

New Delhi:  The Enforcement Directorate or ED has moved the Interpol for issuance of a Pink Nook Discover towards diamond merchants Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi in reference to the over Rs 12,000 crore PNB rip-off.

Officers mentioned the company had sought issuance of the Interpol warrant towards the 2, based mostly on court-issued non-bailable warrants obtained by it in a cash laundering case.

The company is known to have despatched the request to the CBI for taking it up with the Interpol headquarters in Lyon, France.

A Pink Nook Discover or RCN is issued to hunt the placement and arrest of wished individuals with a view to extradition or comparable lawful motion in a prison case probe.

As soon as an RCN is issued, the Interpol (worldwide police) seeks to arrest the particular person involved in any a part of the world and notifies that nation to take his or her custody for additional motion at their finish.

A particular court docket in Mumbai had issued non-bailable warrants early this month on the request of the Enforcement Directorate.

The ED had earlier issued summonses to Modi and Choksi — the important thing accused within the rip-off — asking them to seem earlier than it in Mumbai. Nevertheless, each of them expressed their lack of ability to depose citing enterprise engagements.

Each are accused on expenses of cash laundering (underneath the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act) in alleged connivance with some staff of Punjab Nationwide Financial institution or PNB and have been acknowledged by probe businesses to have left India earlier than prison expenses have been pressed towards them.

The CBI too is probing the case.

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