Dominica: Speculation was put to rest about fugitive Indian businessman Mehul Choksi, who was also wanted in Antigua and Berbuda too, as he is reportedly in Dominica police custody.
Antiguan sources of Dominica News Online (DNO) confirmed that Indian-born fugitive Mehul Choksi is in the custody of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Dominica.
Choksi was reported missing by a family member in Antigua and Barbuda on Sunday. Following which, the police launched a manhunt for him.
According to local police, they were asking for help from local and regional law enforcement counterparts and had urged Interpol to issue a yellow notice list.
Choksi was apparently apprehended by lawmen in Dominica last night, after a yellow notice alert was issued.
Police in Dominica are expected to hand him over to Antigua police.
Choksi is also wanted by the Indian judicial authorities for criminal conspiracy, criminal breach of trust, cheating and dishonesty including delivery of property, corruption, and money laundering.