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'Modi Hai to Mumkin Hai': Congress mocks PM over Nirav Modi's London report

The British daily Telegraph reported that billionaire diamond tycoon, accused in the $2 billion PNB fraud case, has been tracked down by it to an 8 million pound apartment in London's West End

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Nirav Modi
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Slamming the Modi government over a news report that fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi was living in a swanky apartment in London, the Saturday alleged fugitives had looted Rs 1 trillion from Indian banks but not even one has been caught in five years.

The British daily Telegraph reported that billionaire diamond tycoon, accused in the $2 billion PNB fraud case, has been tracked down by it to an 8 million pound apartment in London's West End.



"Fugitive Nirav Modi has been seen enjoying in London, living in a Rs 75 crore flat and wearing a 10,000 pound jacket," Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala told reporters.

"First loot Rs 23,000 crore from banks, then run away from the country without any checks, mock the CBI and the ED and then make a comfortable home in a Rs 75 crore flat. (Narendra) Modi is there, so it is possible," he claimed.

It seems Prime Minister is running a "bank fraudsters settlement company" for the likes of Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, Surjewala alleged.

"Fugitives looted Rs 1 trillion from Indian banks but you have not even caught one in the last five years," he claimed.

First Published: Sat, March 09 2019. 11:10 IST
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