Supreme Court expressed that the High Court should not have examined and recorded the conclusion on the disputed fact to quash the FIR.
“Mehul Choksi left the country long ago and he did not cooperate with any prosecution, though various complaints are filed against Gitanjali Gems as well as in his individual capacity. He has no respect towards the process of law”.
The purpose of Fugitive Economic Offenders Act is to provide for measures to deter fugitive economic offenders from evading the process of law in India by staying outside the jurisdiction of Indian courts, to preserve the sanctity of the rule of law in India and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
As per the media reports, The Special PMLA Court declared Nirav Modi a fugitive economic offender on a plea of the Enforcement
As reported by ANI, Mehul Choksi, who is an accused in the Punjab National Bank Scam will be soon extradited to India