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Updated on: Sunday, May 30, 2021, 11:28 AM IST

'Beaten black and blue': Indian Twitterati react to fugitive Mehul Choksi's pictures from Dominican jail

Fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi | Photo credit - Antigua News Room

Fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi | Photo credit - Antigua News Room

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India sent a private jet to Dominica carrying documents related to the deportation of fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, wanted in a Rs 13,500 crore bank loan fraud case, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne told a radio show in his country.

There was, however, no immediate official confirmation from Indian authorities about it.

A Qatar Airways private jet landed at the Douglas-Charles airport in Dominica, Antigua News Room reported, leading to speculations about deportation of Choksi who was detained in the Caribbean island nation after his mysterious disappearance from neighbouring Antigua and Barbuda.

Browne told the radio show that the jet came from India carrying necessary documentation needed for deportation of the businessman, the media outlet reported.

Publicly available data of Qatar Executive flight A7CEE shows that it left the Delhi airport at 3.44 pm on May 28 and reached Dominica at 13.16 local time on the same day, via Madrid.

The Dominica High Court has stayed the removal of Choksi from its soil and put a gag order on the developments till the matter is heard in an open court on June 2.

Choksi has alleged that he was abducted from Jolly Harbour in Antigua and Barbuda by policemen looking like Antiguan and Indian and taken to Dominica.

Purported pictures of 62-year-old Choksi that have surfaced in Dominica shows him with red swollen eye and bruises on his hands.

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The news has caused a lot of uproar amidst Indian citizens who are demanding that Choksi be returned to India as soon as possible and justice be delivered.

Here's how people are reacting to the news. Have a look.

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With inputs from PTI.

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Published on: Sunday, May 30, 2021, 11:28 AM IST
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