A Delhi court on Monday reserved for December 20 its order on the bail plea of businessman Gautam Khaitan, arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case related to Rs 3,600-crore VVIP chopper deal.
A court here Monday fixed Nov 28 for considering the charge-sheet filed against businessman Gautam Khaitan and others, including two Italians, in connection with its money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland VIP chopper deal.
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money will assist in the probe into money trail of alleged kickbacks in the Rs 3600-crore AgustaWestland choppers deal with Enforcement Directorate seeking its help to send abroad about half-a-dozen judicial requests for cooperation.
A Delhi court on Monday asked the Enforcement Directorate to respond to a plea of a businessman charged with money laundering in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP chopper deal seeking bail on the ground that an Italian court has acquitted two foreigners of graft charges.
A technical issue of jurisdiction today came in the way of arrested businessman Gautam Khaitan who failed to get any immediate relief from a Delhi court in a case lodged by the ED on allegations of kickbacks in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal.
A Delhi court on Wednesday issued notice to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) seeking its response on October 7 on the bail plea of businessman Gautam Khaitan who has been arrested in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal case.
Businessman Gautam Khaitan, the first accused to be arrested in connection with Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal case, was Tuesday remanded in seven- day Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody by a Delhi court after the agency said his custodial interrogation was needed.
A special CBI court on Friday issued letters rogatory (LRs) to the competent authorities of United Kingdom (UK), Switzerland,Singapore, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and British Virgin Island in connection with probe into the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP helicopter deal scam.
Defence Ministry will soon take a final call on scrapping the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal as AgustaWestland on Tuesday said it has submitted its reply to the final show cause notice issued to it by the government in the chopper scam.
Italian Ambassador to India Daniele Mancini admitted that allegations of bribes in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal and killings of Kerala fishermen had affected relationship between his country and India.