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Nirav Modi, wanted in India for loan fraud, remanded to judicial custody till 19 Sept in UK

Diamond merchant Nirav Modi has been lodged at London's Wandsworth prison since his arrest this March in connection with the PNB fraud and money laundering case.

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London: Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money laundering case, was on Thursday further remanded to judicial custody until September 19.

During a short remand hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court via videolink from Wandsworth prison, the judge extended Modi’s remand till September 19.

Modi, 48, has been lodged at Wandsworth prison in south-west London since his arrest in March in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion PNB fraud and money laundering case.

He appeared for the second time since his bail appeal was rejected by the UK High Court in July.


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