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Mehul Choksi( Priyanka Parashar/Mint)

Dominica court relief may delay Choksi extradition, say officials

By Neeraj Chauhan, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2021 03:14 AM IST
Dominica’s high court of justice on Monday accepted Choksi’s request to let him travel to Antigua for medical treatment on the condition that he returns to Dominica once he is fit to travel.
Mehul Choksi is taken in a wheelchair to the magistrate's court by police after his arrest for illegal entry into Dominica, in Roseau on June 4.(AP Photo)
Mehul Choksi is taken in a wheelchair to the magistrate's court by police after his arrest for illegal entry into Dominica, in Roseau on June 4.(AP Photo)

Dominica declared Mehul Choksi prohibited immigrant, show documents

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2021 08:37 AM IST
Mehul Choksi's lawyers claimed last week that the businessman can't be arrested by the Dominican police as he is not a 'prohibited immigrant'. Documents accessed by HT debunk the claim.
Mehul Choksi had named Barbara Jabarica as one of his abductors in his official complaint with the police in Antigua, claiming that after they reached Dominica, he was told by his abductors that he was taken there to meet a high ranking “Indian politician”. (File Photo)
Mehul Choksi had named Barbara Jabarica as one of his abductors in his official complaint with the police in Antigua, claiming that after they reached Dominica, he was told by his abductors that he was taken there to meet a high ranking “Indian politician”. (File Photo)

Barbara Jabarica, accused by Mehul Choksi of kidnapping him, debunks his claim

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2021 09:40 AM IST
Barbara Jabarica denied the abduction allegations raised by Mehul Choksi and said that she was only engaging with the 62-year-old in good faith over business opportunities as she had not followed Indian news and had no idea that he was a fraudster.
Mehul Choksi had gone missing from Antigua on May 23 after going out for a walk and was caught in Dominica. (AP Photo/Clyde Jno Baptiste)(AP)
Mehul Choksi had gone missing from Antigua on May 23 after going out for a walk and was caught in Dominica. (AP Photo/Clyde Jno Baptiste)(AP)

Rights of Mehul Choksi will be respected, says Dominican Prime Minister

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 07:27 PM IST
  • “His rights will be respected as has been done thus far and let the court decide what will happen,” Dominican Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said in a press statement.
Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi (File Photo)
Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi (File Photo)

Antigua prefers Mehul Choksi be directly repatriated to India from Dominica

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2021 08:07 PM IST
Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi was reported to have gone missing on May 23 from Antigua and Barbuda but was recently found in Dominica. Now, the matter of repatriation has triggered a political storm in the Caribbean island nations.
Mehul Choksi. (File photo)
Mehul Choksi. (File photo)

India says will bring Choksi back; Dominican court rejects bail plea

By Neeraj Chauhan, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2021 03:07 AM IST
This is the first time the Indian government has officially commented on the issue since Choksi disappeared from Antigua and was found three days later in Dominica, roughly 100 nautical miles away.
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Addressing the media in Patiala at his residence, Navjot Singh Sidhu questioned the timing of the letter and alleged that the Centre wanted to “instigate” farmers and “create a law and order situation” in the state.. (ANI Photo)

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