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Jul 19, 2018
7:52AM

Agusta Westland chopper scam: ED files supplementary chargesheet against former Air Force Chief S P Tyagi and others

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a supplementary chargesheet in a Delhi court against former Air Force Chief SP Tyagi and others in the Agusta Westland VVIP chopper bribery scam.


The chargesheet was filed before special judge Arvind Kumar yesterday and it will be taken up for consideration tomorrow. The chargesheet, filed through special public prosecutor NK Matta, names as accused the Tyagi brothers, including SP Tyagi, lawyer Gautam Khaitan, Italian middlemen Carlo Gerosa and Guido Haschke, and Finmeccanica, the parent company of Agusta Westland. 


The ED said, money was laundered through multiple foreign companies which were used as fronts to park alleged kickbacks.


The court was hearing a money laundering case connected with the 3,600-crore rupee VVIP chopper deal.

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