According to local media reports, Choksi had approached the High Court after the magistrate rejected the bail plea. The petition was filed by a team of local lawyers of Choksi, on which the court judge started hearing through video conference.
According to the news of ‘Dominica News Online’, the lawyer for the government side opposed the bail plea and said that Choksi may flee the country. After this, the judge adjourned the hearing on the matter till June 11. The High Court was also hearing a habeas corpus petition filed by Choksi’s legal team and its hearing was also adjourned.
It is noteworthy that on May 23, Choksi went missing from Antigua and Barbuda under mysterious circumstances and was caught for illegally entering the neighboring country of Dominica.