New Delhi, May 16: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday filed second charge-sheet of 12000 pages in Mumbai’s Special CBI Court against the PNB fraud accused jeweller Mehul Choksi.
The probe agency named Choksi as ‘wanted’ in the charge-sheet.
#PNB Scam case: CBI files second charge-sheet of 12000 pages in Mumbai's Special CBI Court. Mehul Choksi named as 'wanted' in the charge-sheet. Charge-sheet filed under sections 409, 420, 120B of IPC pic.twitter.com/H8HtzrDdFV
— ANI (@ANI) May 16, 2018
The Charge-sheet has been filed under sections 409, 420, 120B of the Indian Penal Court (IPC).
The Central Bureau of Investigation had filed the first chargesheet against some former and current bank officials and others in the multi crore fraud case on Monday.
The agency registered the first FIR on January 31 against Nirav Modi, his wife Ami, brother Nishal and business associate Choksi along with others following the January 29 complaint by the Punjab National Bank.
The CBI registered two more FIRs subsequently. Most of the accused are common to these complaints.
While the chargesheet filed on Monday was based on the first FIR, the second chargesheet is based on the second FIR.