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ED likely to file supplementary complaint in AgustaWestland chopper scam

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

[India], Dec 5 (ANI): The (ED) likely to file a supplementary complaint in the alleged VVIP Helicopter Scam. A senior ED told that the agency is expecting more information to come out of middleman once he is questioned by the ED.

Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3600 crore helicopter deal, was sent to five days CBI custody on Wednesday. Once the CBI interrogation is over, the ED will take charge of the interrogation. The told that the Investigating Officers are preparing questionnaire to interrogate Michel. He further added that ED has enough evidence against Michel and that ED had filed a prosecution complaint last year where it was alleged that Michel had paid several people in cash.

On 18th July 2018, ED filed Prosecution Complaint against 34 accused persons and companies including and Bruno Spagnolini, former Directors of and AgustaWestland, former IAF chief Tyagi and others in the case of VVIP Helicopter Scam.

The ED investigation revealed that the kickbacks were paid by AgustaWestland through two different channels. One channel was handled by middleman and the other channel was handled by and Gerosa and Haschke in collusion with Tyagi brothers (cousins of former IAF chief Tyagi), conspired with of M/s OP Khaitan and Company, Auditors and Solicitors based at

had earlier attached properties worth Rs 10 crores and froze shares worth more than Rs 150 crores belonging to Tyagi brothers, Gautam Khaitan, Carlo Gerosa, Guido Haschke, and

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 19:05 IST