Mumbai: In a first video statement, fugitive billionaire Mehul Choksi defended himself by saying that all allegation made by Enforcement Directorate are false and baseless.
Choksi in the video said, "All the allegations labelled by the EDI are false and baseless. They have attached my properties illegally without being any basis of the seen."Mehul Choksi, who is wanted in India for Rs 13,000 crore bank fraud has put out a video statement for the first time since he was named in the case.Mehul Choksi was granted Antigua citizenship in November. He left India in the first week of January and took an oath of allegiance as a citizen of Antigua on January 15.
On January 29, CBI had filed a case and started investigating PNB fraud case involving Mehul Choksi and his nephew, Nirav Modi over Rs 13,500 crore frauds.