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Nirav Modi changes his appearance in London: Is he trying to disguise himself?

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 9 March 2019, 15:57 IST

Punjab National Bank (PNB) multi-crore scam fraudster diamantaire Nirav Modi has been tracked down in London. Nirav Modi is on run as he is wanted by agencies in India in Rs 13,000 fraud case.

According to The Telegraph reports, the PNB fraudster is living a king size life in the UK. Modi is living in a luxurious apartment situated in London’s West End. He has started a new diamond business in London. Notably, by entirely changing Nirav Modi look is trying to disguise himself as he is wanted in India and facing extradition case.


 

Hide N Seek: Nirav Modi changes his appearance

 

  • The daily 'The Telegraph' from London on Saturday has published an exclusive report on Nirav Modi being spotted in London. The daily has also shared a video of Nirav Modi in which the latter can be seen freely roaming in the streets of London.
  •  In the video, Neerav Modi can be seen in a new look. Modi has changed his clean shave looks with a handle-bar moustache and beard. His appearance differed from previous media records. He has gained weight and sporting black jacket and Pink shirt. Due to his changed look, he is not easily recognisable.
  • As per reports, as Nirav Modi is hiding in London and living a lavish lifestyle, by changing his appearance he is trying to disguise himself from agencies and safeguard himself from extradition to India.

Nirav Modi: King Size Life

 

  • As per reports, as Nirav Modi is hiding in London and living a lavish lifestyle, by changing his appearance he is trying to disguise himself from agencies and safeguard himself from extradition to India.
    According to UK-based newspaper reports, Nirav Modi has started a new diamond business in Soho. The 48-year-old billionaire is living in an £8 million apartment situated in London’s West End. He was apparently sporting a jacket made from “Ostrich hide” which costs “at least £10,000” (over Rs 9 lakh).
  • 'Nirav Modi is living in a “three-bedroom flat occupying half of a floor of the landmark Centre Point tower block, with views across London.” The monthly rent for the property is estimated to be £17,000 a month (over 15 Lakh), reports said.
  • Nirav Modi reportedly takes a daily walk from his home to the office with his dog, he is not easily recognisable due to his changed looks.

 

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi is accused of over Rs 13,000-crore PNB scam, along with his maternal uncle Mehul Choksi is wanted in India.

According to CBI, Diamond merchant Nirav Modi wanted for allegedly defrauding the Punjab National Bank (PNB) of over Rs 13,000 crore, left India with his family on January 1, 2018. While Nirav Modi is living in the United Kingdom, Mehul Choksi has become a citizen of Antigua and Barbuda.

Also read: Nirav Modi in London: PNB scam fraudster lives in £8-million swanky flat, runs new business

First published: 9 March 2019, 14:46 IST
 
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