Dominica: Mehul Choksi Denied Bail Over Illegal Entry

Choksi was seen arriving at the court from China Friendship Hospital in a wheelchair

Roseau: A magistrate court in Dominica rejected the bail application of fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi on charges of his illegal entry into the country, for which he pleaded not guilty. Choksi was seen arriving at the court from China Friendship Hospital in a wheelchair.

His lawyer Vijay Aggarwal said Choksi should be granted bail on health grounds. He added that they will now move the upper court.

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During the hearing, Dominican judge Bernie Stephenson said that Indian fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi must answer the illegal entry charges into Dominica.

A High Court earlier ruled that Choksi be brought before a local magistrate, reported Antigua News Room. Choksi was charged with illegal entry by Justice Bernie Stephenson in Dominica, he was never brought before the court.

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