Fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi on Friday got temporary relief after a court in Dominica ordered the Attorney general of the Commonwealth of Dominica and the chief of police to not remove him from the country. He has also been allowed full legal assistance. According to reports, the matter will be heard once again on Friday at 9 am local time.
Choksi, who was detained in Dominica recently had filed a habeas corpus petition in a court of the Carribean island country after they were allegedly not given access to him. "The legal team has filed a habeas corpus petition in Dominica for Mehul Choksi and have also highlighted deprivation of access to Mehul Choksi and deprivation of constitutional rights to legal assistance," his legal counsel Vijay Aggarwal told PTI.
Further details awaited.
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