London, August 6
Fugitive diamond service provider Nirav Modi, preventing extradition to India, was on Thursday additional remanded in custody till August 27 after he appeared by way of videolink at an everyday remand listening to earlier than a UK court docket on prices over the almost $2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and cash laundering case.
The 49-year-old jeweller, who has been lodged at Wandsworth Prison in south-west London since his arrest in March final 12 months, appeared by way of videolink earlier than District Judge Vanessa Baraitser at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London for an everyday 28-day “call-over” listening to.
He was advised the following listening to will likely be a case administration listening to forward of a trial set for 5 days from September 7. He is charged with making fraudulent use of a credit score facility provided by PNB. — PTI