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Apart from Modi and UBI, the other parties named in the summons are: Firestar Diamond International Pvt Ltd and its six branches in Mumbai, plus one in Surat, Gujarat.
The high court had ordered action against unauthorised constructions in Alibag in Raigad district, a popular getaway near Mumbai.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had moved the special court for Prevention of Money Laundering Act seeking to declare Modi and Choksi as fugitive economic offenders (FEAs).
The 59-year-old busninessman also submitted 177 US Dollars with his passport (Z-3396732 ) to the Indian High Commission in Antigua.
Choksi was last reported to be in the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda.
It was alleged that Choksi, the main beneficiary of the defrauded funds, had escaped from the country before registration of the case.
A case of diversion of diamonds and pearls from Special Economic Zone units in Surat by Modi was booked in December 2014, by the DRI, Mumbai Zonal Unit.
Chief Judicial Magistrate B H Kapadia declared Modi an absconder in a case filed against him in December 2014 by the Mumbai zonal unit of the DRI.
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.
In mid-February, Modi's aides packed cartons of documents at one of his diamond firm’s offices in Mumbai and sent them to CAM’s office nearby, from where police seized them within a week on Feb.
The bench also directed the Maharashtra government to file an affidavit detailing the findings of the inquiry and the remedial steps initiated by the state.
Randeep Surjewala showed a video interview of Mehul Choksi, in which he claims that Indian authorities had sent him an email suspending his passport.
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.
The notice, which acts as an international arrest warrant, states that Purvi Deepak Modi, 44, is required on charges of "money laundering".