Indian two thousand and five hundred rupee banknotes are arranged for a photograph in Mumbai. (Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

CBI Gets Complaints Against Nirav Modi, Jeweller About Rs 10,000 Crore Fraud

The CBI has received two complaints from Punjab National Bank (PNB) against billionaire jewellery designer Nirav Modi and a jewellery company with fraudulent transactions worth Rs 10,000 crore, official sources said today.

The agency received the complaints about the transactions detected by the public sector bank late last night, sources said.

The complaints deal with fraudulent transactions reported from the bank's branches and the amount involved is over Rs 10,000 crore, the sources said. The allegations are being looked into, and future course of action will be decided soon, they said.

The agency has refused to share any further details as it may hamper the investigation.