Mehul Choksi extradition to be tough road for India ~ WIC News

Mehul Choksi.

CARIBBEAN: The extradition process of fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi is going to be a tough road for Indian investigative agencies as no treaty has been signed between India and Antigua for extradition. Choksi, an Indian national, along with his nephew Nirav Modi are prime suspects in a $2 billion Punjab National Bank fraud.

However, in the absence of a bilateral treaty, Mehul Choksi can still be extradited to New Delhi as both countries are members of the Commonwealth of Nations but the process likely to end up in court, where India has faced a hard luck as it had failed to bring back any fugitive economic offenders.

The list includes Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Lalit Modi and many more, who are living in foreign countries and Indian agencies are…

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