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Reference : The Indian Express

A unique CBI courtroom docket right here on Thursday granted transient bail to the Gitanjali group's vice chairman Vipul Chitalia, an accused withinside the Punjab National Bank (PNB) rip-off, to wait for a pre-wedding ceremony of his daughter.

Chitalia, arrested in March 2018 in reference to the rip-off wherein diamond buyers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi are the top accused, is in judicial custody on the Arthur Road Jail.

He had sought bail to wait for a rite in advance of his daughter's marriage.

Special choose V C Barde allowed him to wait for the rite at his house in suburban Borivali in police escort on August 14 and 15, as in keeping with the courtroom docket order.

Choksi and Nirav Modi are accused of obtaining Rs 12,636 crore in Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) and Foreign Letters of Credit (FLCs) from the PNB based entirely on false claims, causing a large loss to the nationalized bank.