The Delhi High Court has withdrawn the interim protection from coercive action and arrest, granted to Gitanjali Gems promoter Mehul Choksi in connection with an FIR lodged in 2016 by the owner of one of its retail franchisees.
The order came yesterday after the police told the court that Choksi was not cooperating with the investigation. Police said the accused was not available at any of the addresses given on his behalf.
Choksi is the uncle of billionaire Nirav Modi. Investigative agencies have swung into action against both of them for the 11,500 crore rupee scam of the Punjab National Bank.