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AgustaWestland case: CBI court issues notice to FRRO for non compliance of order

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A special has issued notice to the (FRRO) for non-compliance of the order cancelling the (LoC) against Shivani Saxena, an accused in the Rs 3,600-crore money-laundering case.

on Wednesday directed the FRRO to authorise an from the department to appear before the court on the next date of hearing on March 26.

The court also asked the FRRO to file a compliance report in connection with the order.

Shivani Saxena's and had approached the court against the FRRO for non-compliance of the order of March 6 cancelling the LoC against their client.

They argued that despite the court order, FRRO officials allegedly harassed Shivani Saxena at the here while she was on her way home in

On March 6, the had said, "The LoC is not sustainable in the eyes of the and liable to be cancelled."

Shivani Saxena is the wife of deal accused who recently moved a plea to turn approver in the case.

She is the of two Dubai-based firms M/s UHY Saxena and M/s and is currently on regular bail with the condition to take prior permission from the court if she wants to travel abroad.

On Tuesday, the had directed the Tihar jail authorities to move alleged middlemen in the deal out of solitary confinement.

Michel, who was extradited from the UAE in December last year, is currently lodged in the prison in connection with the (CBI) and (ED) cases against him.

In 2014, had cancelled the contract with Finmeccanica's subsidiary for supplying 12 AW-101 VVIP choppers to the (IAF) over alleged breach of contractual obligations and charges of kickbacks in the deal.

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First Published: Thu, March 21 2019. 15:07 IST