The Delhi High Court on Monday sought responses from the Centre and on-line video streaming platform Netflix on PNB rip-off accused Mehul Choksi’s enchantment in opposition to the dismissal of his plea to pre-screen the ‘Bad Boy Billionaires’ docuseries.
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued discover to the Centre and Netflix and sought their stand by September 23 on Choksi’s enchantment.
Advocate Vijay Aggarwal, showing for the PNB rip-off accused, stated he was solely searching for that the matter be remanded again to the only choose who had dismissed as not maintainable the plea to pre-screen the docuseries.
The single choose had on August 28 denied any reduction to Choksi, saying a writ petition for enforcement of a non-public proper was not maintainable.
The excessive court docket had stated his treatment lies in a civil go well with and granted him the freedom to boost the problem in a civil go well with.
Choksi, the promoter of Gitanjali Gems, and his nephew, Nirav Modi, are accused within the Rs 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case.
Choksi left the nation final yr and was granted citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda.
The documentary, which was scheduled for launch in India on September 2, was promoted by Netflix as: “This investigative docuseries explores the greed, fraud and corruption that built up – and ultimately brought down – India’s most infamous tycoons”.
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