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PNB Scam: Interpol Issues Red Corner Notice Against Nirav Modi's Sister Purvi Modi

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| September 10 , 2018 , 17:06 IST

At the request of Enforcement Directorate (ED), Interpol has issued a red corner notice against Punjab National Bank fraud accused Nirav Modi's sister Purvi Modi, media reported on Monday.

Modi, an accused of over $2 billion PNB fraud is in the UK. He fled the country in the first week of January before the announcement of the PNB scam.

According to ED, Modi's sister and other family members of the accused were involved in the crime of which it issued an RCN against her to unearth further details of the fraud.

Previously, at the request of India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Interpol has also issued an RCN against accused Modi on July 2.

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In that RCN issued against Modi, the Interpol urged its 192 member countries to detain or arrest him if he spotted in their countries after which extradition can begin.

Last month, a special court in Mumbai had issued public summons to Modi's sister and brother Neeshal, who are Belgian citizens, to appear before it on September 25.

The court said that if they fail to appear then their properties would be confiscated under the newly enacted fugitive offenders act.

The RCN is issued to seek the location and arrest of the wanted person with a view to extradition or similar lawful action.

(With Inputs from IANS)