Wanted in Punjab National Bank scam is now instigating Caribbean people through his lawyer. Mehul’s lawyer, Michael Pollock, on Monday called on the Caribbean community to intervene as he is an Antigua citizen. Pollock claimed that Choksi was called to a villa in Antigua, then beaten up. He was tied to a wheelchair and sent to Dominica by sea.
Violation of Antigua law
The lawyer also claimed that this was a violation of Antigua law and a major test for the Caribbean community. London-based lawyer Pollock said Choksi’s kidnapping from Antigua to Dominica drew world attention to Caribbean countries and we have so far received little information from this organization (Caribbean Countries Association) about this human rights violation. have not heard.
Mehul’s lawyer will meet the Secretary General of CARICOM
He said that a request has been made to meet the organization’s general secretary Irwin Larosk. Significantly, Choksi is facing charges of illegally entering Dominica and has been hospitalized since May 30. Efforts are also being made at the government level to bring him to India.
Wanted in PNB scamMehul Choksi is wanted in India in a case of defrauding the public sector Punjab National Bank (PNB) to the tune of about Rs 13,500 crore. He has been living as a citizen in Antigua and Barbuda since the year 2018 and had mysteriously disappeared from there on 23 May.
Dominica declares Mehul as illegal migrant
The government of Dominica issued an order on May 25, declaring Mehul Choksi as an illegal immigrant. Dominica’s Minister for National Security and Home Affairs Rayburn Blackmoore issued an order to the police chief asking him to take steps in accordance with the law of the country to expel Choksi.
[Attribution to NBT]