New Delhi: Central investigation agencies on Thursday turned up the warmth on troubled gems fashioner Nirav Modi in a gigantic bank misrepresentation case, by seizing precious stone and gold adornments worth Rs 5,100 crore in across the country looks and starting the procedure for denying his visa, authorities said.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the ED moved separate applications to the outside undertakings service looking for the renouncement of travel papers of Nirav Modi and his maternal uncle Mehul Choksi, the promoter of Gitanjali adornments chain, both denounced in the 280-crore bank extortion case the authorities said.
The CBI finished the examination of PCs seized from premises connected to him and was experiencing the two new dissensions got from Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Tuesday that it had been duped of Rs 11,400 crore to choose its future game-plan.
The day for organizations and outlets possessed or banded together by the 46-year-old precious stone vendor, who fled the nation on 1 January, started with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) doing seeks at properties connected to him in Mumbai, Delhi and Gujarat and asserting to have seized gold and precious stone gems and valuable stones worth Rs 5,100 crore.
Upwards of 17 areas in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Surat were struck by the ED after the office recorded a Rs 280-crore illegal tax avoidance body of evidence against Nirav Modi, his better half Ami, sibling Nishal and Choksi on Wednesday, following a dissension by the bank.
ED authorities, talking on state of secrecy, said five properties having a place with Nirav Modi and the other denounced in Mumbai were fixed by the office.
The ED has likewise kept in touch with the Income Tax office for sharing all records seized by it amid strikes on January 2017 from premises connected to Nirav Modi and his partners.