According to the Ministry of External Affairs, the figure is after 2015 and investigations are on against the accused. The Ministry of External Affairs gave this information in the Lok Sabha on the basis of information received from various investigating agencies.
The Foreign Ministry has told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday that a total of 72 Indians, who have been accused of financial irregularities and rigging, are currently abroad and efforts are being made to bring them back. According to the Ministry of External Affairs, the figure is after 2015 and investigations are on against the accused. The Ministry of External Affairs gave this information in the Lok Sabha on the basis of information received from various investigating agencies.
In response to a question in the Lok Sabha, the Ministry of External Affairs said that the Look Out Circular, Red Corner Notice and extradition appeals have been appealed against the accused. Action has also been taken under the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018 (FEOA) in important cases.
The Foreign Ministry said that in many cases there are attempts to extradite the accused, but these are legally complicated.
The government told that accused Pushpesh Baid, Ashish Jobanputra, Vijay Mallya, Sunny Kalra, Sanjay Kalra, SK Kalra, Aarti Kalra, Varsha Kalra, Jatin Mehta, Umesh Parekh, Kamlesh Parekh, Nilesh Parekh, Eklavya Garg. , Vinay Mittal, Nirav Modi, Neeshal Modi’s name included.
Apart from these, the names of Mehul Choksi, Sabya Seth, Rajiv Goyal, Alka Goyal, Lalit Modi, Nitin Jayantilal Sandesara, Dipteben Chetan Kumar Sandesara, Ritesh Jain, Hitesh N Patel, Mayurbain Patel and Preity Ashish Jobanputra are also included.
Vijay Mallya is currently facing legal action in the UK for extradition to India. At the same time, Nirav Modi is in jail in Britain. Recently, a UK court ordered the sale of a luxury yacht owned by Vijay Mallya’s Force India.
The amount received by selling the yacht will be paid to Qatar National Bank, so that the bank can redeem the bank guarantee held with it. Vijay Mallya and his son Siddharth Mallya own this yacht.
On 4 January last year, the then Minister of State for Finance SP Shukla had told in the Lok Sabha that during the last 5 years, around 27 businessmen and accused of economic irregularities have fled the country.
Explain that Vijay Mallya owes about 9 thousand crore rupees from various banks of the country. At the same time, Nirav Modi is accused in the PNB scam of about Rs 13 thousand crores.