24.1 C
Friday, March 1, 2024
HomeNewsRegional NewsHigh Court Denies Bail for Mehul Choksi

High Court Denies Bail for Mehul Choksi


(Dominica News Online) Following a near five-hour long court proceeding, High Court Judge, Justice Wynante Adrien-Roberts has denied bail to alleged Indian fugitive Mehul Choksi on the basis that he is a “flight risk.”

Choksi who on June 2, 2021, pleaded not guilty to illegal entry into Dominica request for bail was first rejected by the Chief Magistrate Candia Carrette-George.

Through his attorney which includes; Julien Prevost, Wayne Norde, Wayne Benjamin Marsh and Cara Shillingford-Marsh, an application was filed in the high court for bail and the hearing commenced on June 8 and concluded on June 11, via zoom.

At the hearing, Choksi’s legal team argued that as a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) citizen, he is entitled to such benefits since his allege offense is not of a serious nature.

Read more


Most Popular

Contact a Program
If you are interested in a program or advertising, send us a message.
Send Message
Signup for our Newsletter
We'll only be in touch when we've something exciting to share.
We never share your details
No thanks