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PNB fallout: Top Mumbai law firm hired by Nirav Modi under CBI scanner

The documents were collected during a "raid" in February by the CBI at the law firm

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Nirav Modi
Indian jeweller Nirav Modi | Photo: Reuters

A leading firm may face action by the (CBI) in connection with the possession of some unauthorised documents pertaining to the ongoing probe in the (PNB) fraud case, official sources said on Monday.

An from the firm said: "We have no comments to make in the matter."

According to CBI sources, the firm in question was found holding certain documents belonging to which were handed over to absconder diamantaire by the arrested officer Gokulnath

Since it was risky to keep the incriminating documents in the bank, had passed them on to Choksi, who in turn gave them to the firm for safe-keeping, the sources said.

The documents were collected during a "raid" in February by the CBI at the law firm, which was hired by accused diamond merchant before the admitted to the mega-scam on February 14.

The CBI revealed that it had learnt of unauthorised movements of sensitive and scam-related documents from the to other locations - and then to the law firm.

First Published: Mon, April 09 2018. 18:26 IST
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