PNB scam: ED recovers Rs 17 cr from Nirav Modi’s sister Purvi Modi

 PNB scam: ED recovers Rs 17 cr from Nirav Modi’s sister Purvi Modi

Purvi Modi, the sister of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, remitted an amount of $23,16,889.03 from the UK bank account to the bank account of the government of India, the Enforcement Directorate said today. The premier agency has been able to recover around Rs 17.25 cr ($23,16,889.03) from the proceeds of crime, it said.

“On June 24, Purvi Modi intimated Enforcement Directorate that she had received the knowledge of one bank account in London, United Kingdom, in her name, which was opened at the behest of her brother Nirav Modi and that the funds did not belong to her,” the ED said.

As Purvi Modi was allowed tender of pardon on conditions of making full and true disclosure, she remitted an amount of $23,16,889.03 from her UK bank account to the bank account of the government of India, Directorate of Enforcement.

Nirav Modi is presently lodged in a UK jail and has lost his extradition plea to India in connection with the…

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