Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicAgustaWestland Scam

Topic: AgustaWestland Scam

Delhi court reserves order on cognisance of chargesheet for 25 Sept in AgustaWestland case

On Friday, CBI had filed a supplementary chargesheet against alleged middlemen Christian Michel James and Rajeev Saxena in the case.

Christian Michel, 14 others named in CBI supplementary chargesheet in AgustaWestland case

Businessman Rajeev Saxena was also named in the chargesheet which reportedly details the alleged role played by the middlemen in bribing politicians, civil servants and IAF officials.

CBI court allows ED to further interrogate Christian Michel in AgustaWestland case

Michel is alleged to be an middleman in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal. Delhi HC recently refused to grant interim bail to him on grounds of age and health.

Delhi court allows CBI to question Christian Michel in AgustaWestland chopper case

Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland chooper case, was extradited from Dubai and arrested last December.

Don’t do this nonsense, justice can’t be bought: Supreme Court raps chopper scam accused

The top court pulled up VVIP chopper scam accused Gautam Khaitan for seeking time to respond to the Centre's appeal against a Delhi High Court order in the case.

ED arrests Ratul Puri in money laundering case linked to AgustaWestland chopper scam

A Delhi court remanded Ratul Puri to a one-day judicial custody and said it would hear on Thursday the ED's plea seeking custodial interrogation.

Non-bailable warrants issued against Ratul Puri in AgustaWestland case

The Enforcement Directorate told the court that Ratul Puri, Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath's nephew, has been non-cooperative and untraceable during the investigation.

Delhi high court issues notice to ED on Christian Michel’s plea over AgustaWestland chargesheet

In his plea, Christian Michel stated that he had not named anybody before the ED, and the agency leaked the chargesheet to politicise the case.

ED files supplementary chargesheet against AgustaWestland accused Christian Michel

The chargesheet in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper scam case was filed before a Delhi court Thursday.

Christian Michel moved to solitary confinement in Tihar after IB input on ‘threat to life’

Suspected AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel has flagged his detention in solitary confinement in an application moved before a special court.

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