The Daily Mail details those allegedly involved in Mr Choksi’s kidnapping

The Daily Mail article, here, details the alleged plot to kidnap Mr Choksi, as outlined in legal pleadings in Antigua & Barbuda prepared by Edward Fitzgerald KC. The article notes that the majority of those allegedly involved in the kidnapping are UK residents with one of them a St Kittian diplomat, and notes that the…


Loftus Durand interviews Mr Choksi’s representatives

On Saturday 6 May, Dominican radio host Loftus Durand interviewed Oliver Laurence, Managing Partner of I-OnAsia, and Michael Polak, Director of Justice Abroad, regarding their work investigating Mehul Choksi’s disappearance.


The Guardian reports on Mr Choksi’s kidnapping

Following the publication of a judgment in Antigua and Barbuda in March 2023, preventing the Attorney General and Chief of Police striking out Mehul Choksi’s claim seeking a full and effective investigation into his abduction and rendition to Dominica, as well as other remedies. The Guardian article, here, details the “inhuman or degrading treatment” that…


Loftus Durand interviews Hon. Algernon Watts MP

On Saturday 15 April, Dominican radio host Loftus Durand hosted the Hon. Algernon Watts, Antiguan Member of Parliament for St. George, in a discussion around the kidnapping of Mehul Choksi, from both the Antiguan and Dominican perspectives. Both Mr Durand and Mr Watts heavily criticise the actions of the Antiguan and Dominican governments in relation…


Statement regarding Red Notice withdrawl

In relation to the news that the Interpol Red Notice against Mehul Choksi has been removed, a Spokesperson for Mr Choksi commented: “The report from the Antiguan police, and the evidence adduced by Mr Choksi in the ongoing High Court proceedings in Antigua, point to an alarming case of state orchestrated kidnap, torture and attempted…


Hungarian woman linked to kidnapping of Mehul Choksi arrested in Abu Dhabi: reports

On February 21 night Indian time, the Antigua Observer newspaper reported: “The woman named in the kidnapping of Indian-born diamond dealer Mehul Choksi has reportedly been arrested in Abu Dhabi, sources close to the matter have confirmed.”


Antigua Observer reports that alleged kidnapper arrested in the UAE

The Antigua Observer, here, has reported that one of the individuals responsible for the kidnapping of Mr Choksi has been arrested in the United Arab Emirates. The article states that Barbara Jarabik was arrested in Abu Dhabi following an Interpol Red Notice being issued against her. Antiguan Police Commissioner Atlee Rodney stated on 17 January…


Caribbean and Indian Media cover Interpol Red Notices against alleged kidnappers

Multiple publications have covered the news that Antiguan police have sought, and secured, international arrest warrants and Interpol Red Notices against three of the individuals alleged to have been involved in the kidnapping of Mehul Choksi on 23 May 2021. Antigua Breaking News, here, covered the filing of the warrants, noting that the “Red Notices…


Antiguan Police issue denial of bribery allegations

The Antiguan Police Commissioner has issued a statement denying claims of bribery made by convicted money launderer Kenneth Rijock on his blog.


Antigua Observer discusses developments in Mehul Choksi’s kidnapping case

The article states that on 26 December 2022, Antiguan Police Commissioner Atlee Rodney informed the people that investigations are continuing into the kidnapping of Mehul Choksi.


Times of India covers Antiguan Police report into Mehul Choksi’s kidnapping

Writing following the discontinuation of proceedings against Mr Choksi by Dominican authorities, the Times of India has published an article detailing a preliminary police report from Antiguan police supporting Mr Choksi’s account of his kidnapping.

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India Today reports on Dominican charges against Mr Choksi being dropped

India Today’s article outlines the discontinuation of proceedings against Mr Choksi in Dominica relating to the charge of illegal entry.


The Wire Covers Antigua Police Report on Mr Choksi’s Kidnapping

The Wire has published an article relating to Antiguan Police’s preliminary report into the kidnapping of Mehul Choksi, which corroborates Mr. Choksi’s claims.


Mehul Choksi interviewed by Business Standard

In an hour-long Zoom interview, Mr Choksi spoke to Indian publication Business Standard regarding the political charges against him in India, as well as the kidnapping attempt against him in Antigua.


Leading Barrister Edward Fitzgerald QC hired by Mehul Choksi

The Times of India has today covered Mr Choksi’s retention of leading British extradition barrister Edward Fitzgerald QC to contest the proceedings seeking to return him to India.


Mehul Choksi announced as The Sun’s person of the year

Mr Choksi was announced as The Sun’s ‘Person of the Year’ due to the impact his kidnapping had on Dominica’s news cycle.