New Delhi: The Dominica Excessive Court docket has adjourned the bail listening to of fugitive diamond service provider Mehul Choksi until June 11, native media stories said.
Choksi had approached the Excessive Court docket after the Justice of the Peace rejected his bail petition.
The bail listening to happened earlier than Excessive Court docket choose Wynante Adrien-Roberts by video-conferencing on the plea of Choksi’s native authorized staff comprising Julien Prevost, Wayne Norde, Wayne Marsh and Cara Shillingford-Marsh.
The federal government facet represented by Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Sherma Dalrymple “strongly objected” to Choksi’s plea calling him a flight danger, Dominica News On-line reported.
The choose adjourned the matter until June 11, it mentioned.
The Excessive Court docket can be listening to a separate matter of habeas corpus filed by Choksi’s staff through which the listening to has additionally been adjourned.
Choksi had mysteriously gone lacking on Could 23 from Antigua and Barbuda, the place he has been staying since 2018 as a citizen.
He was detained in neighbouring island nation Dominica for unlawful entry after a potential romantic escapade together with his rumoured girlfriend.
His attorneys alleged that he was kidnapped from Jolly Harbour in Antigua by policemen trying like Antiguan and Indian and dropped at Dominica on a ship.
The businessman was additionally introduced earlier than a Roseau Justice of the Peace on the orders of Excessive Court docket choose Bernie Stephenson, listening to the habeas corpus matter, to reply expenses of unlawful entry the place he pleaded not responsible however was denied bail.
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