Antigua: News

29 Nov 2021

Punjab National Bank

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi says he may be kidnapped again

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi has expressed fears that he may be kidnapped again in an "unlawful and illegal manner" and be extradited to India.

21 Jan 2019


#PNBScam: Mehul Choksi gives up Indian citizenship to avoid extradition

In what is being seen as a move to avoid extradition to India, fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi has surrendered his Indian passport to the Indian High Commission in Antigua and Barbuda.

11 Sep 2018


PNB scam: ED's allegations are baseless, claims Mehul Choksi

Beleaguered diamantaire Mehul Choksi on Tuesday said all allegations leveled on him by the Enforcement Directorate are false and baseless.

05 Aug 2018


India submits extradition request for Mehul Choksi to Antigua

India has submitted a request to Antigua to extradite Mehul Chokdi, Gitanjali Gems chairman, one of the key accused in the Rs. 12,000cr PNB scam.

03 Aug 2018

Punjab National Bank

Indian agencies told Antigua no adverse records against Choksi: Report

Indian agencies told Antigua that there was no adverse information against Mehul Choksi when the Caribbean country did its background check on the fugitive billionaire before granting him citizenship in May 2017, Antiguan paper the Daily Observer reported.

30 Jul 2018


India asked Antigua to detain Choksi: Details here

India requested authorities in Antigua and Barbuda to detain PNB scam fugitive Mehul Choksi after it received information about his presence in the Caribbean island, government sources said today.

PNB Scam: Choksi moves to Antigua, takes up local passport

Absconding diamantaire Mehul Choksi has left the US to take refuge in the island of Antigua located in the tiny Caribbean country of Antigua and Barbuda.