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The PMLA court was hearing the Enforcement Directorate's request to declare Choksi a "fugitive" under the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act.
The ED arrested Kulkarni Tuesday at the Kolkata airport after he landed from Hong Kong.
Congress takes aim again at PM Modi, Arun Jaitley, alleges firm of FM's daughter got Rs 24 lac from Choksi
Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot averred that they should reply why is the government connected to fraudsters fleeing the country.
Choksi is one of the alleged masterminds of the USD 2 billion scam in state-run Punjab National Bank and is an uncle of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi.
The total value of the attached and seized assets is Rs 218.46 crore.
Justice Manmohan Singh, chairman of Appellate Tribunal on Prevention of Money Laundering Act, said Nirav Modi is "not trustworthy" as he had fled from the country.
The issue of Choksi's extradition was raised by Swaraj in the bilateral meeting held with the Antiguan Foreign Minister on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UNGA.
Earlier, the Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court had summoned Choksi before it on September 26 in connection with the ED's plea to declare him a fugitive.
Randeep Surjewala showed a video interview of Mehul Choksi, in which he claims that Indian authorities had sent him an email suspending his passport.
Taking a dig at fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the government was serious about taking “strict action” against economic offenders who flee the country.
The ED said the proceeds of crime of money laundering in this case involving Choksi were "partly remitted back to Gitanjali group of companies" in India in guise of export-import transactions.
Prime accused in the over USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank scam along with his nephew Nirav Modi, Choksi is absconding and is currently in Antigua.
PNB fraud: Enforcement Directorate sends reminder to Interpol for red corner notice against Mehul Choksi
Officials said India's request for the global arrest warrant against Choksi will go along with the recent move of sending an extradition request to the caribbean nation of Antigua
On July 2, the Interpol had issued an RCN against Nirav Modi on the basis of money laundering charges levelled by the ED.
India, on September 1, had submitted a second extradition request to Antigua and Barbuda Government for the extradition of Choksi, who has acquired Antiguan citizenship.