The 2 Indian origin British residents instructed Caribbean information outlet Writeups24 on Wednesday that that they had by no means met or seen Choksi or had been linked to his alleged girlfriend Barbara Jarabica.
The information portal quoted Gurjit Bhandal as saying he was a resident of Midlands, the UK, and had come to Antigua together with his pal Gurmit Singh on Might 23 and sailed the identical day to achieve Dominica at night time. He stated his customs clearance certificates was proof of his departure time. He stated the that they had booked the yacht on-line earlier than their arrival.
The captain of ‘Calliope of Arne’ yacht had two days in the past made the same assertion, disputing claims made by Choksi’s attorneys that he was kidnapped and introduced by ‘Calliope of Arne’ to Dominica. One other information outlet claimed Choksi was declared a ‘prohibited particular person’ by the Dominican ministry of nationwide safety.
A letter dated Might 25, addressed to Choksi and signed by minister for nationwide safety Rayburn Blackmoore, stated Choksi was declared a prohibited immigrant. “You aren’t permitted to enter Dominica and the chief of police has been instructed to take all essential actions to have you ever repatriated,” the letter stated.
Writeups24 had earlier quoted an aide of Choksi, Govin, as saying that he had heard from the diamantaire in regards to the latter’s plan to go to Cuba the place he allegedly owned a protected home. Govin, in line with the positioning, claimed that Choksi had citizenship of one other Caribbean nation.
ED might cost Choksi’s spouse
ED might embrace Mehul Choksi’s spouse Priti Choksi’s title in its supplementary chargesheet within the PNB rip-off, reviews Vijay V Singh. ED has been investigating Priti since final 12 months and had summoned her twice, however she didn’t flip up. Supply stated Priti was the final word helpful holder of Hillingdon Holdings, integrated in Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai and was the only real shareholder of Goldhawk DMCC. A number of corporations of Choksi together with DMCC had been created for the helpful curiosity of Choksi, sources stated.