REVEALED: This Indian firm's subsidiary with just one employee was used to route bribe of whopping Rs 140 crore!
It was a Mohali-based firm's subsidiary in Tunisia which was used to route kickbacks.
New Delhi: In a major revelation in connection with AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case, it has come to light that a firm which had just one employee was used to route kickbacks of nearly Rs 140 crore.
It was a Mohali-based firm's subsidiary in Tunisia which was used to route kickbacks worth around Rs 140 crore (28 million euros).
The said Rs 140-crore kickback amount was paid to Indian government officials, politicians and middlemen in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam, according to a report in TOI.
The above-mentioned facts have been disclosed in the chargesheet that was submitted in a Milan court on April 4.
Reportedly, AgustaWestland had allegedly signed a contract with IDS Tunisia, a subsidiary of Mohali-based IDS Infotech, for delivering software.
Interestingly, one of the contract's conditions was a monthly payment of 510,000 euros or Rs 3.14 crore irrespective of the software billings.
The orders were shown as designs of the fuselage of the chopper models - AW129 and AW139.
IDS Tunisia had just employee - director Kamoun Hedi's secretary Garavagalia.