You are here: Home » News-ANI » National
Business Standard

ED supports Saxena's plea to become approver in AgustaWestland case

ANI  |  General News 

The (ED) on Thursday supported the plea of Rajiv to become an approver in case.

"He will be very useful. That is why supporting his plea," said ED in the court while supporting Saxena's plea. He is an accused in case.

The has filed a plea in the court to turn an approver in the case.

Following the arguments, has slated the matter for consideration on March 25.

Last week, Saxena, a co-accused in the case, recorded his statement before (ACMM) during an in-chamber hearing under Section 306 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).

The entire proceeding lasted for nearly three hours.

On February 27, had moved an application before to become an approver in the case.

He had told the court that he was not under any pressure and that no assurance was given to him, neither any sought from him.

The ED is being represented by DP Singh and Naveen Matta, while senior Geeta Luthra and Shivani Luthra are defending

Dubai-based was extradited to on January 31 in connection with the Rs 3,600 crore deal for the purchase of 12 VVIP helicopters from

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

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

First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 15:16 IST