PNB fraud: Choksi’s aid to be in ED cus­tody till Nov 12

Hindustan Times (Amritsar) - - Nation -

MUM­BAI: A spe­cial court on Thurs­day sent Deepak Kulka­rni, an as­so­ciate of fugi­tive jew­eller Me­hul Choksi, to the cus­tody of the En­force­ment Direc­torate (ED) till Novem­ber 12. Kulka­rni was brought to the city af­ter he was ar­rested at Kolkata air­port on Mon­day in con­nec­tion with the money-laun­der­ing probe into the ₹14,000 crore Pun­jab Na­tional Bank (PNB) fraud. He was a di­rec­tor of Choksi’s firms in Hong Kong, where the money was al­legedly di­verted. Ac­cord­ing to the ED, Kulka­rni is one of the di­rec­tors in M/s Shangy­ong Gong Si Ltd, Hong Kong con­trolled and man­aged by Gi­tan­jali Group of Com­pa­nies of Choksi.

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