He also spoke about his ill health and cited a case involving fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim versus CBI.
Mumbai: Mehul Choksi, a key accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, on Monday filed an application before special Preve-ntion of Money Launder-ing Act (PMLA) court, seeking cancellation of non-bailable warrant (NBW) issued against him.
In the application, he reiterated his previous claims made before the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court, that he didn’t come to India due to the fear of being mob lynched.
The application moved through advocate Sanjay Abbot stated, “Various cases have been reported of mob lynching. There are no prosecution in such cases due to non-identification of a particular individual and thus raising tendency of such incident.” He stated that he feared of being targeted to the anger of his employees, landlords, customers and creditors.
He also spoke about his ill health and cited a case involving fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim versus CBI. As per judgement, NBW couldn’t be issued against accused at the investigation stage and hence he sought cancellation of it.