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Mehul Choksi's citizenship will be revoked: Antigua PM

Mehul Choksi's citizenship will be revoked: Antigua PM

Saint John's, Jun 25 (UNI) The Antigua citizenship of diamond trader Mehul Chokshi -- wanted in India in the Rs 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank scam -- will be scrapped once he has exhausted all his legal options, the government of the island nation has said.

According to a report in the Antigua Observer, the revocation of citizenship will pave the way for his extradition to India to stand trial in the case.

Antigua -- among the many tax havens in the Caribbean -- has no extradition treaty with India.

But Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda has made it clear that his country will not provide "safe harbour for criminals, for those who are involved in financial crimes".

"Choksi's citizenship was processed, he got through. We do have recourse, the reality is that his citizenship will be revoked and he will be deported to India," the Antigua Observer reported Prime Minister Brown as saying.

Mehul Choksi skipped India in January last year. Six months later, it became known that he had taken Antigua citizenship.

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Eighteen Indians among 23 sailors aboard British

20 Jul 2019 | 2:53 PM

Tehran, Jul 20 (UNI) Iran opened an investigation on Saturday into a British-flagged tanker it alleges collided with a fishing vessel in the Strait of Hormuz, as tensions mount in the strategic waterway.

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One in two Venezuelan families on move face ‘drastic’ choices to survive

20 Jul 2019 | 2:01 PM

United Nations, Jul 20 (UNI) And finally, more than half of Venezuelan families who have left their country amid economic and political turmoil face what the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, calls “specific risks” while they are on the move.

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Hottest June on record – it's official

20 Jul 2019 | 1:25 PM

United Nations, Jul 20 (UNI) According to the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), both land and sea surface temperatures were the highest yet recorded last month -- 1.

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56 hospitalised for suspected food poisoning in Turkey

56 hospitalised for suspected food poisoning in Turkey

20 Jul 2019 | 1:05 PM

Ankara, Jul 20 (UNI) At least 56 people, including 21 children, were taken to a hospital over suspected food poisoning in Turkey's eastern city of Erzincan, local media reported on Saturday.

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UN sustainable dev forum closes with galvanised efforts

UN sustainable dev forum closes with galvanised efforts

20 Jul 2019 | 12:56 PM

United Nations, Jul 20 (UNI) In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantly to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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