AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: Who is 'Signora Gandhi' and what Italian court said about her in judgment?
A major controversy has erupted over 'Signora Gandhi', whose name was mentioned in the Italian court's verdict on AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.
New Delhi: A major controversy has erupted over 'Signora Gandhi', whose name was mentioned in the Italian court's verdict on AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.
The 225-page verdict by the Milan Court of Appeals (an Italian court) mentions name of one 'Signora Gandhi'. The verdict also mentions Congress leaders Manmohan Singh, Oscar Fernandes and Ahmed Patel.
Signora is a title or form of address used of or to an Italian-speaking married woman, corresponding to Mrs or madam.
After this Congress president Sonia Gandhi is under fire from BJP.
The 225-page judgment says that there was "reasonable belief that corruption took place" in the 2010 VVIP helicopter deal and the former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi was involved.
Also, the verdict says that a bribe of Rs 125 bribe was given to Indian politicians.
The judgment also mentions the name of National Security Advisor (NSA) during UPA government MK Narayanan.
Moreover, mediators say that 'Signora Gandhi' was driving force of the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.
Earlier, on Monday, BJP raked up the VVIP chopper scandal in Lok Sabha following the Italian court's reported observation that the UPA government showed "substantial disregard" in arriving at the full truth behind the multi-crore scam.
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