Fugitive businessman Nirav Modi spotted in London; Indian government awaits response from UK over extradition

When a Telegraph reporter confronted fugitive Indian businessmen Nirav Modi with questions, the wanted 48-year-old repeatedly replied “no comments”


Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam main accused and fugitive businessman Nirav Modi was spotted in London early morning on Saturday. In a video released by the UK-based newspaper ‘The Telegraph’, the wanted diamond billionaire can be seen roaming on the streets of London staying mum when confronted by the reporter.  

Reacting to the same, the Indian government on Saturday said that they are waiting for the United Kingdom to respond. Earlier in July last year, India had requested Britain to extradite Nirav Modi along with uncle Mehul Choksi who is another main accused in the ₹13,000 crore bank fraud.

The 48-year-old who has sought political asylum in the UK can be seen dodging questions related to his “new life” in London and diamond business in the country. The UK-based daily reported that the fugitive Indian businessmen were wearing a Jacket worth £10,000. 

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Modi, who has grown a beard, is living in a luxury flat and has started his new diamond business in Soho, claimed The Telegraph. 

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