Kolkata, Nov 6: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday arrested Deepak Kulkarni, an associate of the PNB fraud accused Mehul Choksi.
Kulkarni has been held in Kolkata he landed at the airport from Hong Kong.
Deepak Kulkarni, an associate of #MehulChoksi has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in Kolkata after he landed at the airport from Hong Kong. Kulkarni was the director of Choksi’s dummy firm in Hong Kong. A Look Out Circular was issued against him by ED and CBI earlier pic.twitter.com/ENR8NIVeCL
— ANI (@ANI) November 6, 2018
He was the director of Choksi’s dummy company in Hong Kong.
Earlier, ED and CBI had issued a Look Out Circular against Kulkarni.
Mehul Choksi and his nephew Nirav Modi is accused in the Rs 13,600-crore Punjab National Bank scam.
Choksi had described all allegations levelled by the Enforcement Directorate as “false and baseless”.
He is absconding and is presently in Antigua.
However, Antigua government assured India of full cooperation in the extradition of fugitive diamantaire.