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AgustaWestland: Rajiv Saxena moves court to become approver

News Agencies | Updated on: 27 February 2019, 15:21 IST

AgustaWestland scam accused Rajiv Saxena on Wednesday moved an application in the Delhi's Patiala House Court to become an approver in the case.

ANI had earlier reported that Saxena had shown willingness to turn an approver.

Special court Judge Arvind Kumar issued the notice to Enforcement Directorate (ED) on his plea and will hear the matter tomorrow. The Court has also sought ED's reply in the matter by tomorrow.

The court granted him bail on February 25 against a personal bail bond of Rs 5 lakh and two sureties of like amount.

The Dubai-based businessman was extradited to India in the wee hours of January 31 in connection with alleged scam in the Rs 3,600 crore deal for the purchase of 12 VVIP helicopters from AgustaWestland company.

He was allegedly operating a number of bank accounts in Switzerland in which huge amounts of money were deposited, according to the government dossier.

-ANI

First published: 27 February 2019, 15:21 IST
 
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