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AgustaWestland case: Delhi Court grants interim bail to Rajiv Saxena till Feb 22

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A on Thursday granted interim to Rajiv Saxena, co-accused in case, till February 22.

Saxena has to furnish two surety of Rs 5 lakh each.

In his plea, Saxena said that he has been cooperative with the investigative agency and has been providing all the necessary information for the investigation. He is, therefore, not required for further custodial interrogation, the bail plea noted.

Saxena's had said that he is seeking bail on medical grounds. "He is an extremely sick person with advanced terminal diseases. The Applicant has coronary heart disease with four stents in his heart and hypertension."

"That the applicant (Rajiv Saxena) also has advanced stage leukaemia (blood cancer) and is terminally ill. The applicant is suffering radiating back pain, numbness and heaviness in legs, neck pain and muscle spasms," read the plea.

The was extradited to 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 company.

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

The banks in which the amounts were allegedly deposited, include UBP in Zurich, UBS Switzerland, and Credit Suiss AG, states the dossier accessed by ANI.

The remittances into these accounts came allegedly from Matrix Group Ltd, UHY Saxena and Associates, and Tanay Holdings Ltd, claimed the government dossier.

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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 12:58 IST