Sharma, a scale-IV officer, was responsible for auditing the systems and practices of the banks Brady House branch from Letters of Undertakings (LoUs) were issued and report the deficiencies with zonal audit office, they said.
Meanwhile, in a terse letter, the CBI directed him to approach the Indian mission in the country where he is residing so that immediate arrangement can be made for his travel to India, officials said.
The agency has told him that it is mandatory for an accused to join the investigation whenever they are asked to, they said.
He has been asked to appear for questioning next week, they said. The agency had earlier asked Modi on his official email id to join the investigation related to Rs 12,636 crore scam pertaining to fraudulent issuance of the LoUs and Letters of Credit (LCs) from Brady House branch of PNB in Mumbai in favour of his and his uncle Mehul Choksis companies, they said.
In response, Modi refused to join the investigation saying he has businesses abroad because of which he cannot return, they said.
The probe agency officials has said the quantum of the alleged fraud perpetrated in the bank by billionaire jewellers Modi and Choksi stands close to USD 2 billion after the teams of the CBI and PNB found fresh LoUs and LCs worth Rs 1,251 crore related to Choksis Gitanjali group of companies.
The PNB had earlier put the defrauded amount at Rs 11,394.02 crore (USD 1.77 billion). PTI
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