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CBI court directs Deepak Talwar's wife to join probe

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A on Thursday directed Deepa Talwar, wife of Deepak Talwar, to join investigation within two weeks while hearing the plea filed by her in connection with a money laundering case.

The direction from the came after the issued a notice to Deepa asking her to join the probe. However, the court directed ED that no coercive steps would be taken against her till then.

During the course of hearing, Enforcement Directorate's counsel, (SPP) DP Singh, contended that Deepa was evading probe.

While strongly opposing the claims of the prosecution, Deepa's argued in the court that she will join the investigation.

Last week, Deepa had approached the seeking on the apprehension that if she comes to to join the probe in the case, she might be arrested.

Earlier on March 30, the ED filed a charge-sheet before a against in connection with a money laundering case and also named his son as an accused in the case.

According to the case of the prosecution, allegedly caused a huge loss to after its profitable routes were given to private airlines from the The financial investigators are probing the money-laundering aspect of the loss faced by the after the privatisation of its routes.

Talwar was extradited to from on January 30 this year. He was extradited along with Rajeev Saxena, who turned an approver in the VVIP chopper deal case.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 16:36 IST