PNB Scam: Nirav Modi seeks political asylum in the United Kingdom

According to media reports, the PNB scam accused is seeking a political asylum in Britain

PNB Scam: Nirav Modi seeks political asylum in the United Kingdom

Accused of Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam over ₹13,000 crore, Nirav Modi is trying to seek political asylum in the United Kingdom. Nirav Modi is in Britain now and the Indian government has asked the British government to send the accused back. 

According to the media reports, Nirav Modi is trying to look for advocates who will help him sustain in Britain. He has also contacted many UK based law firms for the same.  

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Earlier in May, the investigative agencies filed a 12,000-page charge sheet against Nirav Modi and 23 others - including his father Deepak Modi, sister Poorvi Mehta, brother-in-law Mayank Mehta, brother Neeshal Modi, and Nihal Modi – in connection with the PNB scam. Enforcement Directorate (ED) also issued a non-bailable warrant against Nirav Modi and his family members. 

Even before the scam was revealed, Modi escaped from the country and went abroad. However, he was seen in a photograph with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at World Economic Forum which was organised in Davos. 

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