PNB fraud case: Red-corner notice issued against Nirav Modi's sister Purvi
New Delhi : Interpol on Monday issued a red corner notice against absconding jeweller Nirav Modi's sister Purvi Modi in connection with the alleged USD 2 billion PNB money laundering case.
The notice that acts as an international arrest warrant claims that Purvi Modi is required on charges of money laundering. ED had requested a red corner notice against her to proceed their investigation in PNB fraud case.
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She was named in ED's first chargesheet with laundering the alleged proceeds of crime generated by defrauding the Brady House branch of the Punjab National Bank NSE in Mumbai.
As per Interpol notice, Purvi knows three languages – English, Hindi and Gujarati; also have a Belgian resident status.
Once an RCN is issued against a fugitive, Interpol asks its 192 member countries to arrest or detain the person if spotted in their countries after which extradition or deportation proceedings can begin.
A similar Interpol notice was recently issued against Mihir R Bhansali, a top executive of Nirav Modi's US business concern, on charges of money laundering.