India, July 12 -- With Indian agencies pushing to get diamantaire Mehul Choksi - one of the prime accused in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case - extradited from Antigua, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached immovable properties, worth Rs 24.77 crore, belonging to him.

The attachment includes three commercial properties in Dubai; a Mercedes Benz E280; valuables; and a fixed deposit, stated the ED. With this, the ED has till now attached and seized properties worth Rs 2,534.7 crore out of the total proceeds of crime, worth Rs 6,097.73 crore, in the PNB case.

"Accused Choksi is suspected to be in Antigua and Barbuda. Extradition request has been sent. A Red Corner Notice has also been issued against Mehul Choksi on the req...