NiMo’s woman employee moves HC against arrest after 8 pm


An employee of diamond merchant Nirav Modi’s firm today moved the Bombay high court contending that the CBI arrested her in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank scam in violation of law, reports PTI.

Kavita Mankikar, in her petition, claimed that she was arrested on February 20 at 8 pm by officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation, contrary to the provision of law which says a woman cannot be arrested after sunset.

She was arrested along with five others, including Vipul Ambani, the president (finance) of Modi’s Fire Star Diamond. Mankikar was remanded in CBI’s custody till today.


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