We moved to rescind Mehul Choksi’s citizenship for ‘false declaration’: Antigua Minister
Saint John’s [Antigua], June 8 (ANI): Antigua Knowledge Minister Melford Nicholas has mentioned that after fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi implemented for citizenship, his title did not seem in any of the companies who would ready to present an attestation as as to if there was once a fee towards him or now not.
He additionally mentioned that they moved to rescind his citizenship beneath the purpose that he made “false declaration” and he has challenged it in courtroom.
“When Mehul Choksi implemented for citizenship, his title did not seem in any of the companies who would ready to present an attestation as as to if or now not there was once a fee towards him,” the minister mentioned.
“We had him (Mehul Choksi) beneath the purpose that he made a false declaration and moved to rescind his citizenship. He has challenged it within the courtroom,” he added.
Dominica Top Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has termed Mehul Choksi as an “Indian citizen” and mentioned that the courts will make a decision what occurs to the fugitive. He additionally mentioned the federal government will offer protection to the rights of Choksi as he awaits trial.
The fugitive diamantaire, who has been in Dominica for round two weeks, is dealing with prison lawsuits.
Choksi had long gone lacking from Antigua on Might 23 and was once stuck in Dominica. He was once charged with unlawful access via the police in Dominica after he allegedly escaped from Antigua and Barbuda in a conceivable try to evade extradition to India.
The 62-year-old fugitive is sought after in India in reference to a Rs 13,500-crore fraud within the Punjab Nationwide Financial institution (PNB). (ANI)