Above: Nirav Modi ( file pic)
As many as 33 persons have been named as accused in the two chargesheets filed by CBI in the PNB Scam. The accused are Gokulnath Shetty, Deputy Manager (Retired), PNB, Manoj Hemant Karat, single window operator, PNB, Gitanjali Gems Ltd, Gili India Ltd, Nakshatra Brand Ltd, Mehul Choksi, Managing Director, Gitanjali Gems Ltd, Aniyath Shivraman Nair, Director, Gili India Ltd, Nitin Shahi, Assistant Finance Officer, Gitanjali Gems Ltd, Kapil Khandelwal, Joint President, Gitanjali Gems Ltd, Vipul Chunilal Chitalia, Vice President, Banking Operation, GGC, Bechu Bansi Tewari, Chief Manager, PNB, Yashwant Trimbak Joshi, Manager, PNB, Praful Prakash Sawant, officer, PNB, Mohinder Kumar Bakshi Ram Sharma, then Chief Auditor, PNB, Usha Anantasubramanian, then MD and CEO, PNB, KV Brahmaji Rao, ED, PNB, Sanjiv Sharan, ED, PNB, Nehal Ahad, GM, IBD PNB, Nirav Modi, Neeshalal Modi, Hemant Dahyalal Bhatt, Vipul Natvarlal Ambani, Arjun Eknath Patil, Kavita Ravikiran Mankikar, Rajesh Krishan Jindal, Bishnubrata Mishra, Miten Anil Pandya, Manish Kantilal Bosamiya, Sanjaykumar Bhavanji Rambhiya, Subhash Shankar Parab, Diamond R US, Solar Exports and Stellar Diamonds.
The charges have been slapped under The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The sections are U/sec. 120-B IPC r/w 409, 420 IPC and Section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) and (d) of PC Act 1988 and substantive offences.
—India Legal Bureau