The CBI will hold searches at locations belonging to Gitanjali Group of Mihir Choksi and others director of the accused companies and other group factories and plants including offices factories and residence.
Earlier, the CBI had registered an FIR against billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi's relative Mehul Choksi's Gitanjali Group of companies on the complaint of Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud scam dated 13 February.
It has emerged that the fraudulently issued Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) from the Mumbai branch of PNB were in favour of Hong Kong branches of Allahabad Bank and Axis Bank, that helped facilitate Rs 280.7 crore fraud by Modi among others.
According to the official sources, Nirav Modi left the country on January 1.
CBI had received the complaint form PNB on January 28 and a case was registered in the case on January 31. (ANI)