Information Minister Melford Nicholas says the Government of Antigua and Barbuda wants to two matters Mehul Choksi has before the local courts expedited.
Choksi is challegneing the move to revoke his Antiguan & Barbudan citizenship as well as his extradition from Antigua and Barbuda.
He is set to appear before an Antiguan High Court in November.
Nicholas told a news conference this morning that given the developments in Dominica, Antigua’s preference is for his matters locally to be heard much sooner.
Mehul Choksi in an Indian fugitive who gained Antigua and Barbuda citizenship through the Citizenship by Investment Programme.
He is wanted in India for Fraud.
Nicholas says Choksi’s matter in India was not known to the Antigua Government when he applied for citizenship in 2017.