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Nirav Modi declared 'proclaimed absconder' in customs case

IANS  |  Mumbai 

A court on Thursday declared fugitive diamantaire as a "proclaimed absconder" in a customs duty evasion case filed in March and ordered him to appear in person on November 15.

In a public notification issued earlier in the day in newspapers, and also sent to government and police departments, was declared proclaimed absconder under Section 82 of the Criminal Procedure Code, which could make it difficult for him to secure an anticipatory bail.

In Surat, accepted a plea made by the on August 8 and asked Nirav Modi, who is the prime accused in several other cases, including the Rs 13,500 crore fraud case, to appear before the court next Thursday.

The case in the Court was filed by against and three of his firms -- Firestar Pvt Ltd, Firestar International Pvt Ltd, and Radashir Jewellery Co Pvt Ltd.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 10:38 IST
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