Nirav Modi was arrested on 19 March 2019 on an extradition warrant and was involved through video links from Wandsworth Jail during several hearings in connection with the extradition case.
Modi (49) is expected to appear in Westminster magistrate court via video link from Wandsworth Jail in south-west London, where District Judge Samuel Gooji will deliver his verdict that the diamond businessman has a case to appear before Indian courts Or not.
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The decision of the magistrate’s court will then be sent to Britain’s Home Minister Preeti Patel for signature. However, either side is also expected to make its way to the High Court on the basis of the verdict. Nirav Modi was arrested on 19 March 2019 on an extradition warrant and during several hearings in connection with the extradition case he was in Wandsworth Jail Was joined via video link from. Many of his attempts to bail have been rejected in the Magistrate Court and the High Court as he is at risk of absconding.
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He will have to face criminal proceedings under the cases registered by the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate in India. Apart from this, some other cases are also registered against him in India.
What is the matter
According to the investigating agencies, Nirav Modi and his maternal uncle Mehul Choksi, along with some bank officials, committed fraud of about two billion dollars in Punjab National Bank. This fraud was done through a guarantee letter.