PNB Fraud: Warrant Against Nirav Modi's Sister, Brother-in-law Kept in Abeyance

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The mates had approached the tribunal successful February for cancellation of non-bailable warrants (NBWs) issued against them, connected the grounds that they had turned approvers successful the case.

  • PTI Mumbai
  • Last Updated:April 01, 2021, 21:20 IST
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A peculiar PMLA tribunal connected Thursday kept successful abeyance the warrant issued against the sister and brother-in-law of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi till further orders. Modi's sister Purvi and her hubby Maiank Mehta had "turned approvers" successful the USD 2 cardinal PNB fraud case, successful which Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi are the premier accused.

The mates had approached the tribunal successful February for cancellation of non-bailable warrants (NBWs) issued against them, connected the grounds that they had turned approvers successful the case. Modi, who is presently lodged successful a UK prison, Choksi and others are being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) successful the Punjab National Bank (PNB) wealth laundering lawsuit since 2018.

Purvi (47) is simply a Belgian national, portion her hubby is simply a British citizen, and the couple, who are stated to beryllium based abroad, person ne'er joined the probe successful the case. Purvi was arraigned arsenic an accused successful the case, wherever aggregate chargesheets person been filed by the ED and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

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