Nirav Modi can be brought to India as UK judge says Arthur Road Jail is fit for the fugitive diamantaire

Feb 25, 2021

By: Navdeep Yadav

​Accepting the money laundering charges against fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi…

The judge said Modi conspired to destroy evidence and intimidate witnesses

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Modi appeared via video call from Wandsworth Prison in south-west London at Westminster Magistrates' Court

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​Dismissing Modi's "mental health concerns," the judge said they are not unusual in a man in his circumstances

The judge ruled that Modi will be kept in Barrack 12 at Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai.

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​District Judge Samuel Goozee delivering his judgment, said...

"I am satisfied that there is evidence that Mr Modi could be convicted"

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​Nirav Modi is facing charges of fraud and money laundering…

...in connection with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam of approximately $1.5 billion

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​For more than two years, India has been trying to extradite Nirav Modi…

...who is fighting the legal battle in the UK against it

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​After fleeing India in 2018…

Modi remained at undisclosed locations before he was traced in the UK in March 2019

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Modi's previous attempts to secure bail from the court in the UK have failed repeatedly

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Three of Nirav Modi's firms were allegedly involved in the PNB scam

The Diamonds R Us, the Solar Exports and the Stellar Diamonds

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