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Delhi court allows ED to quiz Deepak Talwar for 5 days in jail

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The House Court on Friday allowed the to interrogate deal accused Deepak for five days in judicial custody.

granted permission to the ED to quiz within jail from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The court has said that the can be questioned as per the jail rules.

who had approached the court to seek production warrant of withdrew its application following Mann's order.

ED had approached the court seeking production warrant of in relation to a case of where it bought 43 planes from Airbus, in 2006. The ED has claimed that Talwar allegedly received kickbacks in the deal.

The investigative agency suspected his involvement in irregular seat-sharing on Air India's profitable routes with some prominent international airlines.

Following which it had urged the court to issue a production warrant against Talwar as custodial interrogation is a must to reach a logical conclusion.

Talwar, who was extradited to from along with the on January 30, is currently in judicial custody in a money laundering case.

Delhi's House Court on February 14 sent Talwar to 14-day long judicial custody in connection with allegedly violating the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).

During the hearing, the ED had alleged that Talwar was involved in cases related to corporate lobbying. He was extradited to in cases involving alleged routing and misuse of Rs 90 crore.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 21:06 IST
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