Multi-crore Ponzi scheme scam prime accused and IMA Jewellers founder Mansoor Khan was on Saturday sent to the custody of Enforcement Directorate till July 23 by a special PMLA court in Bengaluru.

Mansoor Khan was arrested early on Friday from the New Delhi airport on arrival from Dubai by the Delhi Police.

“Khan was taken into custody on landing at the New Delhi international airport on arrival from Dubai around 2 am in an Air India flight 916,” SIT officer Mohammed had told IANS.

He was then taken to Bengaluru by SIT officials.

Khan was produced before Duty Magistrate Harjit Singh Jaspal at his residence during late hours on Friday.

The major breakthrough in the IMA Gold multi-crore cheating case for the ED and the SIT came as a lookout notice on Khan was issued to all concerned, including the Interpol, through the Union Home Ministry.

Khan, who is accused of perpetrating financial fraud worth crores in Bengaluru, was absconding for a month and was traced in Dubai and told to return to India.

Ahead of his arrest, Mansoor Khan had put out a video stating that he will return to India and that he has faith in the Indian judiciary.