Prime minister of Antigue and Barbuda, Gaston Browne had said that the fugitive businessman accused for Punjab National Bank Scam, Mehul Choksi, will be sent back to India after his appeals in the courts are exhausted.
“Our country is governed by laws, this matter is before the judiciary,” Gaston Browne gave this statement to state-run DD News.
He called Mehul Choksi a crook and said, “Choksi has several appeals and until he exhausts his appeals there is nothing we can do.”
“Antigua Barbuda gains no value from him” said the PM and the country’s PM also said that Indian officials are free to conduct investigations on him.
Choksi along with his nephew Nirav Modi fled India more than a year ago an are the prime accused in ₹13,500 crore Punjab National Bank fraud case. Mehul Choksi was given the citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda few years back.