Prosecutor’s Office of Tuzla Canton issued a warrant for the arrest of British billionaire Pramod Mittal, Žurnal learns. At least two more persons should be arrested in connection to organized crime of money laundering through Global Ispat Charcoal Industry Lukavac (GIKIL).
“It is true that a warrant for the arrest Pramod Mittal and two other persons has been issued. We will release more information after the action is finished”, Chief Cantonal Prosecutor Tomislav Ljubić confirmed for Žurnal.
Pramod Mittal is currently in Lukavac. He is one of the members of the well-known family Mittal from India, a family engaged in production of iron and steel. Mittals manage their business from London. Some 15 years ago their corporation bought Charcoal Industry in Lukavac. The same family invested in Željezara (Ironworks) Zenica and Ljubija mine near Prijedor. Formally, Mittal was the Chair of the Oversight Board of Global Ispat Charcoal Industry Lukavac. Investigators suspect that through this company at least five million KM have been drawn from BiH.