London | PNB Scam accused fugitive Nirav Modi’s bail plea will be heard at Westminster Magistrate Court in London, at 4:30 PM IST today.
Vijay Mallya’s barrister, Clare Montgomery will represent Nirav Modi.
An hour ago, the Joint team of Indian agencies Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had arrived for Nirav Modi’s bail hearing the court, as reported by ANI.
Nirav Modi was later arrested on the basis of the extradition request of India and a Red Corner notice issued against him on the request of the CBI last year. He was produced before the Westminster Magistrates’ Court last week, wherein he contested his extradition to India.
The 48-year old diamantaire is accused of swindling over 2 billion USD from state-run Punjab National Bank in collusion with his uncle Mehul Choksi. He was spotted living in an upscale locality in London by the UK-based newspaper The Telegraph.
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