CBI to now approach Interpol; for red corner notice against Nirav Modi

With Nirav Modi still absconding and not cooperating in the multi-crore PNB scam, the CBI is likely to approach Interpol for a Red Corner Notice against billionaire jeweler.

It is alleged that Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi are allegedly the brains behind the over USD 2 billion scam in Punjab National Bank.

Enforcement Directorate also has summoned Nirav Modi and some of his family members.

The agency recently chargesheeted both Modi and Choksi separately in the scam and will now approach the Interpol for a Red Corner Notice aimed at bringing them back for facing trial in the cases against them, it was informed.

The PNB had approached the CBI with a complaint on the basis of which the agency had registered an FIR against Modi.

They said the Red Corner Notice will allow enforcement agencies of the member countries of Interpol to try to find and arrest them in their respective countries.

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