'It was a good chance but we lost': Netizens disappointed as fugitive Mehul Choksi returns to Antigua on bail for medical treatment
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Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi has just landed in Antigua and is expected to be shifted to his home Jolly Harbour.

As per a local Antiguan newspaper, Choksi arrived here on a private plane and was met at the airport by representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He will be receiving medical treatment locally and will report to the Dominican authorities on his condition and every time he leaves his home.

On Monday, Dominica High Court has granted bail to Choksi, allowing him to travel to Antigua and Barbuda for treatment of his neurological condition.

The court also adjourned Choksi's judicial review application and the criminal proceedings against him for unlawful entry.

The court granted bail to Choksi to travel to Antigua and Barbuda and noted that bail was being granted to him strictly for medical treatment in Antigua.

The court has asked him to deposit 10,000 Eastern Caribbean dollars (EC) as security.

The news has upset Indians who are seeing this as an opportunity that we lost. Many are of the opinion that we could have gotten the fugitive back easily from Dominica, but now that he is back in Antigua, getting him deported is going to be a lengthy process.

Here's what people are saying. Have a look.

With inputs from ANI.

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