The sister of Nirav Modi, the wanted diamond merchant woman in the Punjab National Bank fraud case and her husband, have turned approver against her brother. They have already got the approval from a Mumbai court in this matter. In her statement to the Enforcement Directorate, Purvi Modi has submitted all the details about the bank accounts and assets in the hold of her and a Trust which includes a flat in Mumbai worth 19.5 crore, two flats in New York worth ₹ 220 crore, two accounts in Swiss banks with ₹ 270 crore, one flat in London worth ₹ 62 crore and one bank account in Mumbai with ₹ 1.92 crore.
Purvi Modi is a Belgian national while her husband, Maiank Mehta, is British national. Both had moved an application in the Special Court in Mumbai last year to turn approver and sought pardon in the case.
The woman had told the court that she is not a prime accused in the case and had only been allotted a minor part by the Enforcement Directorate, which is investigating the case. In her application for pardon, she also said she has fully co-operated with the agency by providing all information and documents.
The agency had also supported their application, with the condition that they make full disclosure about the facts of the case in the knowledge and in their individual capacity. Pardon not for their companies related to the case.