Articles about Antigua And Barbuda

Mehul Choksi claims he was abducted, thrashed by RAW agents

26 Jul 2021

Mehul Choksi claims he was abducted, thrashed by RAW agents

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi has claimed that he was abducted from Antigua by two agents of India's intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).

Choksi's extradition could be delayed for years: Here's why

15 Jul 2021

Choksi's extradition could be delayed for years: Here's why

The extradition of fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi—accused in the Rs. 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank fraud case—to India could possibly be delayed by many years, according to people familiar with the matter.

Dominican court grants bail to Mehul Choksi on medical grounds

13 Jul 2021

Dominican court grants bail to Mehul Choksi on medical grounds

In a setback for Indian agencies, fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi was granted bail by a Dominican court on medical grounds, allowing him to travel to Antigua for treatment.

Mehul Choksi moves Dominica HC to quash proceedings against him

07 Jul 2021

Mehul Choksi moves Dominica HC to quash proceedings against him

Alleging that his arrest in Dominica for illegal entry was "dictated" by representatives of the Indian government, absconding diamantaire Mehul Choksi has filed a case in the High Court of Roseau, Dominica, seeking to quash the proceedings against him, local media reported.

Mehul Choksi remanded to state prison in Dominica

18 Jun 2021

Mehul Choksi remanded to state prison in Dominica

A magistrate court in Dominica on Thursday moved Mehul Choksi from police custody to state prison, his lawyer Vijay Aggarwal said, but added that he would continue to remain in hospital as his medical condition deteriorated.

Mehul Choksi masterminded PNB scam: Indian authorities tell Dominican court

12 Jun 2021

Mehul Choksi masterminded PNB scam: Indian authorities tell Dominican court

Diamantaire Mehul Choksi masterminded the Rs. 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, Indian authorities told Dominica's High Court of Justice on Saturday.

Was thrashed brutally, abducted from Antigua to Dominica: Mehul Choksi

07 Jun 2021

Was thrashed brutally, abducted from Antigua to Dominica: Mehul Choksi

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi—accused in the Rs. 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank fraud case—claimed he was thrashed and abducted by some men claiming to be Antiguan policemen on May 23, the day he mysteriously went missing from Antigua and Barbuda.

Indian officials return from Dominica as Choksi's deportation case adjourned

04 Jun 2021

Indian officials return from Dominica as Choksi's deportation case adjourned

The high-profile team of Indian officials, that had flown down to Dominica to bring back fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, is now headed home sans him.

Mehul Choksi denied bail by Dominica court over illegal entry

03 Jun 2021

Mehul Choksi denied bail by Dominica court over illegal entry

Mehul Choksi - the 62-year-old fugitive founder of India-based Gitanjali Group - has been denied bail by a court in Dominica for illegally entering the Caribbean island country from Antigua and Barbuda.

Mehul Choksi case: What are the legal issues before India?

02 Jun 2021

Mehul Choksi case: What are the legal issues before India?

India has been looking to gain custody of fugitive jeweler Mehul Choksi, wanted in the Rs. 13,000 crore PNB loan fraud case.

Choksi's 'romantic trip' with girlfriend reportedly landed him in jail

31 May 2021

Choksi's 'romantic trip' with girlfriend reportedly landed him in jail

Mehul Choksi - the fugitive Indian diamantaire - had probably planned a "romantic getaway" with his girlfriend before that plan turned awry and he was arrested in Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda's Prime Minister said citing reports.

Mehul Choksi cannot be immediately deported to India. Here's why

28 May 2021

Mehul Choksi cannot be immediately deported to India. Here's why

A court in Dominica - an island nation in the Caribbean - has put on hold the deportation of fugitive Indian jewelry merchant Mehul Choksi.

Fugitive Mehul Choksi held in Dominica, was fleeing to Cuba

27 May 2021

Fugitive Mehul Choksi held in Dominica, was fleeing to Cuba

Mehul Choksi - the fugitive Indian jewelry trader and one of the country's most wanted in connection with the Rs. 14,000 crore Punjab National Bank scam - has been captured in Dominica, reports say.

Mehul Choksi, fugitive businessman, goes missing in Antigua; probe on

25 May 2021

Mehul Choksi, fugitive businessman, goes missing in Antigua; probe on

Mehul Choksi - the fugitive jewelry businessman wanted in India in connection with the Rs. 14,000 crore PNB loan fraud - has gone missing in the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, where he had been residing since 2018.

'Crook' Mehul Choksi will be deported to India: Antigua PM

26 Sep 2019

'Crook' Mehul Choksi will be deported to India: Antigua PM

The days of Mehul Choksi's freedom are numbered and if all goes well, he will be deported to India, a statement from Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister has hinted.