- Mehul Choksi’s brother bribes opposition MP in Dominica
- In exchange for pressing the issue, promised to give financial help in the election
- Also sent token money, later offered to give more money
According to the Caribbean media outlet Associate Times Mehul Choksi K’s elder brother Chetan Chinubhai Choksi met opposition party leader Lenx Linton in Dominica for two hours. This report claimed that Chinubhai had made an offer to Linton that if the opposition would help suppress the matter in Parliament, it would be donated to the election.
Questions raised on leaders
Chetan Choksi runs a diamond and jewelry company named Diminco NV. The report said that Chetan was also seen during the hearing of Nirav Modi in a London court in 2019. At the same time, Linton, in a conversation with Hindustan Times, shared the target of the arrest of Mehul Choksi over Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerritt. He has questioned why the administration of Dominica is involved in this case. Apart from Skerritt, Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne has also been criticized. He has said that Dominica should not send Choksi to Antiga India.
Investigation team departs Dominica
Meanwhile, a team of officials from various agencies, led by a Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of the investigating agency CBI, has gone to Dominica and brought it back if the courts in the Caribbean island country allow absconding diamond trader Mehul Choksi to deport India. Will be able to go Officials gave this information on Tuesday. The team has two members of the CBI. The team of officers has reached Dominica where Choksi’s case will be brought before the High Court of Dominica tomorrow (local time) for hearing.
Had disappeared from antiga
Choksi mysteriously went missing on May 23 from Antiga where he has been living as a citizen since 2018. He was detained for illegally entering neighboring Dominica. The team of officers has reached Dominica to bring back Choksi and coordinate with local prosecutors. The team is coordinating with local prosecutors to better present their case before the High Court. The team also argues that Choksi is still an Indian citizen and an Interpol Red Notice is being issued against him.